December 13, 2018 1:31 pm
Updated: December 13, 2018 2:47 pm

Hydro outage in southeast Manitoba caused by dump truck

This truck entangled in power lines cause an outage for numerous southeast residents Thursday morning.

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Numerous southeast residents were in the dark for much of Thursday morning due to a power outage.

According to Manitoba Hydro, a dump truck got entangled in power lines near Rosa on Hwy. 59.

Numerous areas in the southeast are without power Thursday morning.

Manitoba Hydro / Google Maps

Pockets of outages in areas in the Emerson-Franklin as well as the RM of Stuartburn were first reported around 8:15 a.m.

About 856 people were also without power in the RM of Piney and Buffalo Point.

Power was expected to be restored around noon.

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