Ames Blackout

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I know my buddy called me at 10 pm last night stating a lot of ankeny was without power as well. You would think Ames Pd has a generator and battery backups at dispatch to keep everything working.
 

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I believe that they do, but it failed for some reason. The Tribune article says something about battery failure. Didn't last very long, in Rockwell City it would happen a few times a year, mostly in the Spring and Summer they could last for several hours.
Hey I lived through the 3 major blackouts in NYC 65, 77, 03 now those were blackouts.;)
 

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Hi Matt
I'm one of these people who gets up a few times a night to use the bathroom.
I also tend to wake at sound and the thunder would have awakened me if I wasn't already up.
 

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Not everyone works during the day!!!... Remember that when you're outside your neighbors house banging **** around being real loud. =)

Not saying anyone here does, but my neightbors do, and the cops wont do anything because its the middle of the afternoon. "So what? It's midnight to me"
 
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