Apparently, the frigid temperatures of the past few days spared Waco-area people and property from much discomfort or damage.
City of Waco spokesman Larry Holze said Sunday that city workers had reported a few waterlines broken, but the damage was minor enough that they were waiting for any new reports so they could organize work crews more efficiently.
“Nothing out of the ordinary was reported,” he said.
Assistant Fire Chief Don Yeager said firefighters had answered about five alarms Saturday where fire-suppression systems had malfunctioned because of freezing, causing freezer heads to burst.
Officials of electric service provider Oncor said about 2,400 customers in eastern Waco lost power Saturday night, but they said the cause of the outages, weather-related or otherwise, had not been determined.
Spokesman Michael Baldwin said customers lost power abou 9:30 p.m., and service had been restored to 85 percent of those affected by 10:30 p.m.
Service to all customers was restored by 12:34 a.m. Sunday, he said.