SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — More than 2,000 people in Sioux Falls lost power Monday after an electrical pole caught fire.

Xcel Energy spokesman Eric Pauli told the Argus Leader on Monday afternoon that the company was working to fix power outages in the northeast portion of the city. The pole that caught fire was in the 2800 block of East Rice Street.

KELO-TV reports that as of 1:20 p.m., 500 people were still without power. The company expected to have power restored to everyone by 2:30 p.m.

Xcel Energy serves almost 75,000 customers in Sioux Falls.

Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

See Also:

More From KXRB