Crane Collapse Causes Power Outage as Temps Reach Mid-90s
BLAINE, Minn. (AP) _ A crane fell over at a construction site in the Minneapolis suburb of Lexington on Friday, causing a power outage for nearly 900 customers in the area as temperatures were in the mid-90s.
There were no injuries reported. A dispatch supervisor with the Centennial Lakes Police Department said the call came in shortly before 12:30 p.m.
The crane fell into power lines and onto the partially-constructed building. The building was evacuated.
Xcel Energy reported reported nearly 900 customers in the areas of Blaine, Circle Pines and Lexington were without power after the collapse.
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