July 17, 2024

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16-hour power outage reported in Aurora after rainstorm

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AURORA, Colo. (KDVR) — After storms rolled through the area, some residents were left without power for hours.

On Friday, Xcel Energy reported thousands without power across the state.

The Moore family in Aurora said they experienced a 16-hour outage, which quickly became a matter of life or death for some of their pets: two bearded dragons.

“Since their light’s been on, for an hour now, they’re both really cold to the touch still,” mother Erica Moore said.

Beau and Peach, the family’s bearded dragons, live in an aquarium with lamps that provide their heat.

“When it gets too cold too, they don’t eat as well,” Moore said, “as they can stop their digestion. So if they have food still…

Rogelio Mares

2023-05-12 20:53:23

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