Reporter/MIke Brown Reporter/MIke Brown IN THE DARK—Oncor crews repair a transformer in an alley behind Texas Burger during a power outage that affected about half of Rockdale, including the entire downtown area, during the noon hour Tuesday. Lt. J. D. Newlin of the Rockdale Police Department said police were on emergency power during the outage, which lasted almost an hour, and fielded numerous calls from the public. “First we were told by the power company the transformer was the cause of the outage and later we were told it was equipment not even in Rockdale,” Newlin said. “But when the transformer was fixed, the power came back on, and everythign got quickly back to normal.”

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