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Residents fight cold temperatures during power outage

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Several power outages have hundreds of people trying to stay warm tonight without heat. Several power outages have hundreds of people trying to stay warm tonight without heat.
SPOKANE, Wash. -

Several power outages have hundreds of people in our area trying to stay warm tonight without heat. And some may not have power until tomorrow morning.

One area that went without power for eight hours is along Downriver Drive in northwest Spokane.

Joe Turman says he noticed the power went out around 6:15 a.m., so he started up his fireplace.

Turman says losing power is an inconvenience, but today reminds him that others have gone without much more.

"It's Veterans Day. I can complain, but there's a lot of people out there who've sacrificed way more than this. Especially on this day, I don't think it's a day we really need to complain. So I don't have Internet for a while. I flip a switch and the power doesn't go on. It's not a big deal we'll get by," says Turman.

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