Tree takes out power to 1000s in Lake O.

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Damaged power items in the wake of a downed tree in Lake Oswego Sept. 8, 2013. (KOIN 6 News)

LAKE OSWEGO, Ore. (KOIN) — The lights were still out for thousands of people in Lake Oswego late Thursday.

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Crews shut down Southshore Boulevard from Lakeridge to Greentree Road Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013, to repair a power line downed by a fallen tree. (KOIN 6 News)

The outage came after a large tree fell on some power lines.

More than 3,500 customers lost power just after 8 a.m. Sunday.

Crews had to shut down Southshore Boulevard from Lakeridge to Greentree Road in order to repair the line.

PGE reported receiving 2,671 service calls for repair.

A PGE spokesperson originally expected the power to be back on by 3:30 p.m. Power was finally restored around 9 p.m. Sunday.

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The toppled tree limbs that took out power to thousands Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013, in Lake Oswego, Ore. (KOIN 6 News)

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