Power restored to thousands in Alvin

2,663 households without power

Published On: Jun 26 2012 08:04:20 PM CDT   Updated On: Jun 26 2012 11:56:19 PM CDT
ALVIN, Texas -

Thousands of Texas-New Mexico Power customers were without power in Alvin for hours Tuesday night.

As of 9:20 p.m., 2,663 households were without power.

The company blamed an equipment failure, and were investigating the cause of the outage.

Officials said the power outage wasn't weather related. Power was restored by midnight.

Temperatures in southeast Texas reached triple-digits and broke records on Tuesday.