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Power restored at Fifth Third Field; Outage traced to breaker

UPDATE @ 7:34 p.m.: The Fifth Third Field power outage has been traced to a breaker, which for some reason was opened, DP&L spokesman Tom Tatham said.

DP&L crews worked with stadium facilities crews to close the breaker. 

Power at the stadium was restored about 6:30 p.m., he said.

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UPDATE @ 6:38 p.m.

The electrical service at Fifth Third Field has been restored, according to Dayton Dragons media spokesman Tom Nichols. 

Tonight's game is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. 

DP&L spokesman Tom Tatham said there are DP&L crews at the ballpark, trying to trace the source of the outage. 

He said as far as DP&L is aware, the Dayton Dragon ball club is the only customer affected by the outage. Club officials called in the outage about 5:45 p.m.

INITIAL REPORT

A power outage in downtown Dayton is affecting Fifth Third Field and is delaying the start of tonight’s game.

The outage was reported sometime after 6 p.m. and Dayton Power & Light officials have told officials with the ball club there are other outages affecting downtown.

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The cause of the outage has not been pinpointed.

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