KEY WEST, Fla. [AP] – A sailboat got stuck in transmission lines and caused a power outage throughout the lower half of the Florida Keys on Monday morning, officials said.
About 30,000 customers had no power around 9:30 a.m., Keys Energy Services reported.
Crews were still working to restore power at 1 p.m., the company said.
A Marathon Fire Rescue crew was removing people from the sailboat around 10:30 a.m., according to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office. It was unknown whether there were any injuries to those on the sailboat.
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