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Power restored after outage in Racine County; two schools closing

Power restored after outage in Racine County; two schools closing

By Michelle Richards and Jay Sorgi. CREATED May 23, 2013 - UPDATED: May 23, 2013

RACINE - We Energies says that about 2,400 customers lost power in Racine after an outage.

Two schools are closing due to the outage: Park High School and McKinley Middle School.

The outage happened at about 9:20 a.m.  A tree reportedly fell into a power line, leading to the outage.

Spokesman Brian Manthey tells 620WTMJ's Jay Sorgi that power was restored around 10:30 a.m.