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Supervisor Benoit, county staff respond to Mecca/Thermal area after storm knocks out power

Supervisor Benoit, county staff respond to Mecca/Thermal area after storm knocks out power

About 170 customers remained without power Friday after a fast-moving storm the night before knocked down more than 100 utilities poles and initially cut power to 1,300 or more customers.  Crews continue to work to restore the power to the remaining impacted residents, but it may take several days to fully re-establish power because of the damage, county officials said. The downed poles including a number of high-voltage metal poles that were bent over by high winds.

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