Power restored in St. Francis

CREATED Apr 9, 2013 - UPDATED: Apr 9, 2013

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MILWAUKEE - Power has been restored to 1,800 We Energies customers in St. Francis, the utility said Tuesday afternoon.  A few dozen may still be in the dark, however.

A lightning strike prompted the outage around 10:45am Tuesday, a spokesman said.  Most everyone was back online by 12:30pm.

The area of the outage involved Layton Avenue to the south, Warnimont to the north, Pennsylvania to the east and South 5th Place to the west.