Record-breaking heat and high electricity usage caused a number of electrical-service interruptions throughout the Texas Panhandle today.

A breaker at the Canadian substation failed, causing about 500 Xcel Energy customers to lose power. About 100 of those remained without electricity about 8 p.m. today.

In Amarillo, about 100 customers, scattered throughout the city, do not have electrical service.

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