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Outage at Wal-Mart and Promenade caused by equipment failure

D'IBERVILLE, MS (WLOX) -

Shortly before noon on Tuesday the D'Iberville Wal-Mart along with all the shops in The Promenade were without power. There were also some residences in the outlying area reporting outages.

Although the power outage only lasted for about an hour, Coast Electric Communications said this outage was a rare case.

"We were able to get about half on [at The Promenade] pretty quickly," Coast Electric Communicatios Specialist April Lollar said.

Lollar said after Coast Electric engineers investigated the outage they found that the cause was an equipment failure in a switch bank located at The Promenade.

"We check out equipment on a regular basis. Our engineers are still going over all the equipment on the switch bank," Lollar added.

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