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Mylar balloon hit power line; Outage affects downtown Mesa

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Downtown Mesa (Source: CBS 5 News) Downtown Mesa (Source: CBS 5 News)
MESA, AZ (CBS5) -

A mylar balloon hit a power line in Mesa, sparking an outage to "a large area" of downtown Wednesday afternoon, city officials said.

"Power should be back up within an hour," the Mesa City Council tweeted at about 4 p.m. 

Emergency services and 911 are functioning normally.

The power was out briefly at the Mesa City Plaza building, the Mesa Arts Center and the municipal building, the city said. 

No other information was readily available.

Stay with cbs5az.com and CBS 5 News for updates on this developing story.

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