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Power outage in Evansville leads to fire calls

(Evansville, Wyo.) - The residents of Evansville experienced a four minute power outage last night at approximately 8:05 pm according to Rocky Mountain Power. The outage affected around 8,859 customers and power was restored at 8:09 pm. Rocky Mountain Power reported that the outage is still under investigation. Evansville Fire Department and Casper Fire Department reported this morning that they received numerous calls about smoke coming from the Sinclair Refinery, and the informed us that with a power outage, it is a safety measure to increase the flair from the refinery, bellowing more smoke into the air, appearing to many as a fire. Feature Photo: Nathan Ludtke/Pitchengine Communities ​ #oilcity #news