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Power Out For Thousands Sunday

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HAZLETON — Vandalism could be the reason thousands in the Hazleton area were without power for nearly three hours on Sunday, according to PPL.

The outage happened around 6:15 p.m. Sunday. Power was restored by 9:30 p.m.

PPL says multiple pieces of equipment malfunctioned at the Harwood substation in Luzerne County leaving nearly 10,000 homes and businesses in the dark.