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News Update: Lightning Strike Between Riverside and Kalona Causes Early Morning Power Outage For 2,500 Alliant Customers

Posted: Tuesday, August 10th, 2010 at 6:26 am


KCII reported yesterday morning that Alliant Energy reported power outages to 2,500 customers in Riverside, Kalona and Richmond. Alliant spokesman Ryan Stensland told KCII lightning struck a transmission pole between Riverside and Kalona around 5:34 am yesterday, but crews were able to restore power to all affected customers about two hours later at 7:15.  For questions regarding the power outage, call Alliant Energy at 1.800.ALLIANT (1.800.255.4268).