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More than 3,000 residents were without power Wednesday night in South Boulder and other parts of the county, but most saw electricity restored this morning.

According to Xcel Energy’s outage map, more than 3,000 Boulder residents lost power on Baseline Road about 8 p.m. Wednesday.

But at 8 a.m., power to that area had been restored, according to the site. The only outage on Xcel’s map in Boulder County was in the Sugarloaf area, with about 300 customers impacted.

Firefighters with Boulder Fire-Rescue Station 4 responded to an outage at a different location Wednesday night after a utility pole caught on fire.

The fire was reported about 9:20 p.m. in the 4600 block of Ingram Court, said Mark Evans, battalion chief for the Boulder Police Department.

Evans said firefighters quickly extinguished the fire, and workers with Xcel responded to restore power in the area about 10:30 p.m. About 100 were affected in that area.

Evans said it is common for utility poles to arc, causing it to catch fire during a rainstorm.