Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 2:23 pm (Updated: October 3, 9:06 pm)
Thousands of residents along U.S 31W were without electricity Tuesday evening after a likely breaker failure caused an outage.
The power went out for Nolin RECC and Kentucky Utilities customers along the 31W corridor from the Pine Valley area in Elizabethtown all the way through Radcliff, said Vince Heuser, vice president of system operations at Nolin RECC.
About 14,000 Nolin RECC customers and about 5,500 KU customers were affected.
Customers lost service at about 8 p.m. and it remained out for about an hour, KU spokesperson Liz Pratt said.
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