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Power restored after outage in Amherst

A power failure Tuesday afternoon briefly took out electricity to about 11,500 National Grid customers in the Town of Amherst, including the Village of Williamsville.

Wendy Ladd, a spokesperson for National Grid, said power was restored at 6:01 p.m. following the 45-minute outage. The cause of the failure was still under investigation, Ladd said.