Foil balloons fly into power line causing Provo power outage

PROVO, Utah (AP) — A Provo electric utility company says balloons flew into a power line causing a power outage that left 77 customers without electricity.

KUTV-TV <a target=”&mdash;blank” href=”http://kutv.com/news/local/mylar-balloons-cause-power-outage-in-provo”>reports</a> Provo City Power officials said Sunday that mylar balloons made of metallic material flew into a power line causing three fuses to blow.

Provo Power was able to restore all power later that evening.

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Information from: KUTV-TV, <a target=”&mdash;blank” href=”http://www.kutv.com/”>http://www.kutv.com/</a>

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