Fishers power restored after overnight outage

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FISHERS, IND. — A power outage left more than 1,600 Duke Energy customers in Fishers, Ind. in the dark overnight.

The outage was first reported by Fishers Police officers near 116th Street & Allisonville Road around 2:50 a.m. Tuesday.

With temperatures nearing zero and wind chills well below zero, residents quickly looked for additional methods to keep warm.

Fox59 spoke to one resident who stopped by the Kroger at 116th & Allisonville looking for firewood only to find the outage forced the store to close.

Fishers Department of Public Works erected stop signs at lighted intersections while Fishers Police patrolled secured local businesses.

A Duke Energy spokesperson said the reason for the outage was a faulty electrical conductor near 116th & Allisonville Road.

Power was restored to all customers around 5 a.m.

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