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Storms knock out power in FD, area

July 25, 2012
Messenger News

Parts of Fort Dodge and surrounding communities lost power Wednesday night when fast-moving thunderstorms moved through the area about 8:30 p.m.

Shortly before press time Wednesday evening, MidAmerican Energy reported on its website that nearly 1,500 Fort Dodge customers had lost power due to the storms.

There were reports of downed tree branches in Callendar that caused damage, according to law enforcement scanner traffic, and there was report of a transformer blowing out in Otho, briefly catching fire.



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