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UPDATE: Balloon caused power outage to more than 5,300 homes in Williston area; Power back on

Power outage in Williston
Power outage in Williston
Updated: May. 29, 2021 at 6:46 PM CDT
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BISMARCK, N.D. (KFYR) - Power was restored Saturday evening after more than 5,300 homes were without power in Williston. According to Montana-Dakota Utilities senior public relations representative Mark Hanson, MDU crews found a balloon in a high voltage line.

7th Avenue through 28th Avenue West was impacted from about 90 minutes.

Crews inspected and cleared the lines.

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