A power and telephone outage Monday morning caused two Denver schools to close early.

Sheridan High School closed at 11:30 a.m. and Fort Logan Northgate closed at 11:45 a.m. according to Sheridan Schools.

Buses are being used to take students home.

Xcel Energy's power outage map at 12 p.m. Monday showed crews were working to repair power to 79 customers in the area south of US 285 and Federal Blvd.

Power outage at 12 p.m. Monday.