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TEP crews working to restore power to customers

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

The northwest side of Tucson was hit hard late Monday afternoon and evening by monsoon storms.  It was chaos as lines and poles toppled over and lay in the street and on cars. 

Firefighters say no one was seriously hurt. 

The latest update Tucson News Now has from Tucson Electric Power states that 6,000 to 7,000 customers are still without power, this is down from the original 13,000. 

TEP crews are at work in several areas assessing the damage and working on plans.  There are 15 power poles that still need to be repaired or replaced.

According to TEP there are traffic restrictions on Ironwood Hill Dr. between Ironwood Ridge Dr. and Shannon Road, as well as near Anklam and Greasewood, as crews work to repair the storm damage.

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