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Power Restored in Flathead County

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KALISPELL - Power is fully restored to more than 13,000 residents in Flathead County, after lightning struck a Bonnevile power line early Thursday morning.

Flathead Electric Cooperative Officials said lightning struck the transmission line around 7 a.m.

The affected areas included south Kalispell, Lakeside, Somers and Bigfork all the way to Hot Springs. 

After BPA switched its power load, Flathead Electric began restoring service to co-op members. The majority of customers received electricity within two hours.

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