East County middle school closed Wednesday due to power outage


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ALPINE, Calif. – An East County middle school is closed Wednesday after an electrical short caused a power outage on campus, according to district officials.

The closure impacts Joan MacQueen Middle School at 2001 Tavern Road, Alpine Union School District Superintendent Rich Newman said in a tweet late Tuesday.

Crews will spend the day “working to restore electricity and determine the cause of the outage,” Newman said.

No other schools in the district are believed to be impacted by the outage.

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