UPDATE: Businesses battle darkness in north Oklahoma City
Oklahoma City, Okla. - OG&E has restored power to most of the customers on the north side of the Oklahoma City metro.
A malfunction at a substation caused electricity to cut off to 1,400 businesses and residents near May Ave. and Memorial Rd.
People were shopping in stores and eating a restaurants when suddenly they found themselves in the dark. It was a challenge for managers at restaurants like Baker St. Pub.
“Everything just went dark,” said Chad Walter. “We had a decent crowd when the lights went out.”
Not a light was shining in the area off the Kilpatrick Turnpike, except for cars. Traffic was a near standstill around 6:30 Thursday evening because people in the area bolted out of the dark stores and headed home.
The lights were back on before 9:15 pm.
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