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BELLS, TX -- Citizens in a part of Bells are being advised to boil their water today.  The town hall issued the advisory after a power pole fell causing the loss of power to Well #5.

Town officials are asking people in the southwest side of Bells who use water from Well #5 to boil their water in order to help destroy any harmful bacteria that could be in the water, they recommend boiling water for drinking, cooking, water used for ice.

UPDATE:  The power to well number 5 that feeds water to the southwest side of Bells has been restored.  City officials say that they sent the samples off to be tested at around 3 pm and that it takes 24 hours to get results.

We will keep you updated on when the water boil advisory has been lifted.