More than 2,000 people were without power in Tucson's south side this morning, according to Tucson Electric Power's outage map.

The outage began shortly before 9 a.m. and stretched from Ajo Way to Drexel Road, and Interstate 19 to the Sixth Avenue and Nogales Highway areas.

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TEP crews were dispatched. The cause for the outage is currently unknown.

Power was restored sometime between 11 a.m. and 12 p.m.

Contact reporter Gloria Knott at or 573-4235. On Twitter: @gloriaeknott

Metro Producer

Gloria is a Tucson native and attended the University of Arizona. She started at the Star as an apprentice in 2017. Following her apprenticeship, she began freelancing until becoming a full-time reporter and producer after her college graduation in 2018.