Tree knocks out power in Lenoir City

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Around 5,500 people in Lenoir City were without power on Monday morning after a tree fell on a line that feeds a substation.

Lenoir City Utility Board officials say a tree fell on the Fort Loudon substation transmission line. The tree was removed shortly after noon on Monday. 

Power was set to be restored by 1 p.m.

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