PNM: Rio Rancho power outage caused by balloons

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RIO RANCHO, N.M. (KRQE) – More than 2,000 customers in Rio Rancho were affected by a power outage Friday.

PNM says 2,217 customers were affected but crews have been able to restore power to all of them.

PNM says the outage was caused by balloons.