Hall & Oates concert interrupted by power outage

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INDIO — A power outage that interrupted the Hall & Oates concert at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino Saturday night was one of two outages that occurred within a few minutes of each other, affected a total of nearly 2,300 Imperial Irrigation District customers and lasted about 20 minutes.

A transmission equipment failure was to blame for the outage that affected areas in northern and eastern Indio, IID spokeswoman Marion Champion said Sunday morning.

The outages occurred at 8:37 affecting 910 customers and the second happened at 8:40 p.m., cutting power to 1,383 customers, Champion said.

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