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Fri July 16, 2010

6,000 Trees, 75 Power Poles, 10 Miles of Cable

A KCP&L crew prepares to replace one of the many power poles felled by a storm in the morning hours of July 11.
Photo courtesy of Kansas City Power and Light Co.

Kansas City, MO – Kansas City Power and Light gave its final report Thursday on the weekend storm that devastated parts of Ruskin Heights and Hickman Mills.

KCP&L vice-president Bill Herdegen said 85 percent of power outages were restored within 24 hours, and all within 72, which he said was good considering the extent of the damage.

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