Nearly 3,000 lose power in Bay View Wednesday evening

CREATED May 7, 2014 - UPDATED: May 7, 2014

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UPDATE 9:00 p.m. - We Energies says that power has been restored to all but about 500 customers. Those 500 will likely be without power until at least midnight Wednesday night.

The outage was caused by trees blowing into wires, pulling down electrical equipment on poles in the area.

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MILWAUKEE - Nearly 3,000 customers in Bay View were left without power Wednesday evening due to a power outage, according to We Energies.

The outage was first reported just before 6:00 p.m. Wednesday. We Energies crews are currently investigating the cause. You can check current outages by clicking here.

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