Accident in East End cause of power outages

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Power Outage

The PUC is reporting that there is currently an unplanned power outage in progress affecting 882 customers in the east end of the city. Customers in the areas of Chambers east of Birchwood and Kerr south to Centennial are without power due to a motor vehicle accident.

Line crews have been dispatched and are on scene investigating this incident.

PUC reminds all of our customers:

  • Downed wires should always be considered energized or “live”, and extremely dangerous
  • Do not approach or drive over a downed power line and do not touch anything the power line may be in contact with
  • Parents are encouraged to talk to their children about powerline safety and the dangers that can be associated with power lines
  • Take all the necessary safety precautions during a power outage

If you have any information leading to the cause of the outage or other concerns please call the PUC emergency number at 759-6555.

Interruption Date: March 23, 2020 at 7:09 PM
Customers Affected: 882

Cause of Interruption: Motor Vehicle Accident — Line Crews are investigating a motor vehicle accident in the East end of the City

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