Almost 8,000 briefly without power in west Topeka Wednesday

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TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – Around 8,000 people were without power Wednesday evening in west Topeka, according to Everygy’s outage map.

The power outages were first reported just before 5 p.m, according to Evergy. Gina Penzig, a spokesperson for Evergy, said the outage was caused by a failed switch in a substation.

Power was restored around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

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