DENVER (CBS4)– Thousands of people woke up Wednesday morning with the power restored after it was out for several hours Tuesday night.
More than 27,000 people in Denver and Aurora were part of the power outage on Tuesday.READ MORE: Denver's Public Art Program Search Underway For Colorado Convention Center Expansion Project
Xcel Energy says the outage affected customers from Dayton to Marion and Alameda to 38th Avenue, which included the East Colfax and Park Hill neighborhoods.READ MORE: Rep. Jason Crow Wants Bill That Would Let Victims Sue Gun Manufacturers And Dealers For Illegal Use Of Firearms
About 10 p.m. Tuesday, all power had been restored.MORE NEWS: GadellNet Consulting Services Bringing 55+ Jobs To Denver
Xcel is still investigating the cause of the outage but say that a power line overheated, which tripped the system. The other transmission line that would typically take over in instances like this was being repaired and unavailable.