Power Outage Caused By Storm Leaves Hundreds Without Power In Crawford County

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VAN BUREN (KFSM) -- A power outage affecting more than 600 households in Crawford County was caused by a storm Wednesday afternoon (May 25).

Power companies told 5NEWS that winds blew down a tree in Van Buren, which then knocked down a power line near North Hills Boulevard.

The power outage map for OG&E listed 672 outages in Van Buren, as of 5:30 p.m. The power has since been restored.

A brief power outage was also reported in Fort Smith after a transformer issue. It has since been addressed.