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Power outage in Southern Stockholm

Saturday, 13 August 2011
More than 79,000 households in southern Stockholm, was hit by a two-hour power cut early on Saturday morning.
A major power outage occurred in Stockholm's southern suburbs early on Saturday morning affecting 79,529 household according power company Fortum's press service.


The cause of the blackout was a glitch in a switchyard, and at 07:23local time Fortum reported that all affected customers would have power again.

The interruption affected the southern suburbs of Stockholm, including subscribers in Bagarmossen, Bandhagen, Enskede, Farsta, Gubb�ngen, Hags�tra, H�gdalen, H�kar�ngen, Midsommarkransen, R�gsved, Stureby, �rsta and �stberga.
By Scancomark.se Team

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