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SRP: 4,500 customers in Gilbert and Chandler lost power

SRP said power was out for just under two hours on Tuesday afternoon.

Around 4,500 customers in Gilbert and Chandler were affected. The high was 104 degrees, with temperatures expected to reach 110 near the weekend.

The reason for the power outage was unknown as of late Tuesday.

This is the second outage this week that affected more than 1,000 households in the Valley.

Athena Ankrah is an assistant producer for KJZZ's The Show.Ankrah graduated from Arizona State University in 2023 with a bachelor’s in journalism and a second degree in Chicano media and expressive culture.Before accepting a national student Edward R. Murrow award for Radio Feature Reporting in 2023, Ankrah began their broadcasting career in high school, where they hosted a monthly Teen Talk radio show.Originally from Peoria, Arizona, she enjoys singing in her car and tending to their beloved houseplants.