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New Mexico power outage
The associated press reports most of the state of New Mexico lost power about 5pm on Saturday. A grass fire in the four corners area bewteen Farmington and Albuquerque is being blamed for causing the outage. After a transmission line was damaged, two power plants shutdown. Individuals lost power from 45 minutes to three hours. At last report, 85 percent of the state power grid has been restored to service. US West reported slight but random problems with telephone service.