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Penelec Still Determining Cause of Massive Power Outage

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More details on that massive power outage that affected more than 25,000 people Tuesday night.

First Energy, the parent company of Penelec, says all power was restored just after midnight Wednesday.
They're still not saying just what caused it, but they do believe heat played a role.

The outage happened around 5:30 Tuesday evening, leaving 25,000 customers in the dark, throughout the region.
For hours, Penelec conducted what they call a "rolling blackout," which is a form of power rationing.
So, many customers at one point, did experience a black out last night.

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