ST. CLOUD -- A pole fire knocked out power in south St. Cloud for more than an hour today.

Xcel Energy says the outage happened at about 2:20 p.m. near St. Cloud State University.  it was restored just after 4:00 p.m.

It happened at the intersection of 4th Avenue South and 13th Street South.

The outage is affected about 3,800 customers in the area.