Phoenix (3TV / CBS 5)- The lighted telephone poles caused Cox Internet customers in northern Phoenix to lose Internet service starting Wednesday afternoon and continuing until Thursday.
According to Cox spokesperson Andrea Pappas, the APS power poles near Third Street and Bell Road caught fire on Wednesday afternoon, damaging thousands of optical fibers that power Cox’s Internet service. connection.
Papas said that the Cox team had been working on restoring services all night, but did not have time to fully restore services. It is unclear exactly how many customers were affected, but people from northern Phoenix all the way to Anthem have reported outages.
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