Xcel Energy says about 8,000 of its customers were without power because of a trip in a line at the Fruita sub-station. The power went out at 1:15 p.m. and was restored around 2:00 p.m.
Because of the power outage KKCO's transmitter was unable to transmit a singnal.
McDonald's and a slew of other Fruita businesses were also without power.
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