Update: Power has been restored to Salina after outage

Photo courtesy Westar Energy

SALINA, Kan. (KSNW) – Power has been restored to the Salina area. A spokeswoman from Westar said the cause of the outage was birds on the power lines.

According to Saline County dispatchers, power is out in the south part of Salina.

Westar shows that the outage is affecting 646 people.

Dispatchers said the power is estimated to be restored around 3:00 p.m.

Lt. Jame Simpson of the Salina Fire Department said the cause of the outage is unknown at this time. He said it was initially reported just after 11:00 a.m.

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