The Free Press, Mankato, MN

December 11, 2012

Update: Power on Madison Avenue restored

Outage caused for overloaded fuse


Free Press Staff Writer

MANKATO — Power was restored shortly after 4 p.m. for Xcel Energy's customers on Madison Avenue who had been without electricity for about two and half hours.

A Xcel media representative said the outage, which began at about 1:45 p.m.,  happened when a fuse was overloaded on the company's system while crews were moving overhead lines and preparing for an underground line system.