Outage darkens 1,974 households in southwest metro Denver, Xcel crews responding

A power outage on Tuesday left 1,974 households without electricity in southwest metro Denver, according to Xcel’s current outages online site data.

That outage near the intersection of West Belleview Avenue and South Wadsworth Boulevard was reported at 10:33 a.m., the data show, and “crews are working to restore power as quickly and safely as possible.” The target restoration time was reported as 1 p.m.

The people affected were in Arvada, Lakewood, Littleton, Denver, and Columbine Valley, Xcel’s online site postings said.

It was not clear what caused the outage.

Overall around Colorado, 36 outages were affecting 2,232 customers, with 32 of those in metro Denver, affecting 2,113, data shows.

This is a developing story.

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