All electricity out in City of Marathon, storms to blame

All electricity out in City of Marathon, storms to blame
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MARATHON, TX (KWES) - Mother Nature is leaving behind some problems for residents in the City of Marathon.

We're told that due to large storms rolling through Alpine, all electricity in Marathon is down.

American Electric Power is working to restore power and the estimated restoration time is 7 p.m. tonight.

The Marathon Volunteer Fire Department will be opening the community center and turning on the air conditioning for anyone who needs relief from the heat in their homes.

Officials said that the generators on the cell tower have kicked in so there is cell reception in the area for now.

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