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MARBLE FALLS — About 800 Pedernales Electric Cooperative members including Marble Falls High School lost power about 2 p.m. Jan. 26, officials said.

By 2:40 p.m., all power was restored at the high school. All after-school activities will take place as scheduled and buses are running on time, officials said.

A bolt broke on a crossbar at a utility pole and caused the shutdown, a PEC spokeswoman said.

Power to all customers should be restored by about 4:15 p.m.

Starting at 2:05 p.m., high school students and teachers sat in the dark as they waited word on the outage. Administrators decided to continue classes, which were primarily lit by windows.

Auxiliary lighting was activated for exits and emergency doors.  

Nearby Colt Elementary School at 2200 Manzano Mile was  not affected by the outage.