ST. GEORGE — Power has been restored to about 2,000 Rocky Mountain Power customers from Cedar City to Toquerville, who lost power during the early Sunday morning hours, Margaret Oler, spokesperson with Rocky Mountain Power, said.
At 3:19 a.m., 87 customers within some apartments in Cedar City lost power and were restored about 45 minutes later, Oler said. The exact cause of the outage was undetermined at the time this report is published. Rocky Mountain Power was unable to release the exact location where the outage occurred within the city.
At 3:45 a.m., 240 customers lost power in Cedar City, 233 of those customers had power restored by 9:25 a.m. when a burned pole was replaced. As this report is published, Oler said that all but three customers have had their power restored as Rocky Mountain Power is still working to finalize the pole connection.
At 9:39 a.m., a power fuse failure in a substation caused an explosion and left 1,495 customers in the areas of Toquerville, Springdale, Apple Valley, Hurricane, Rockville and Virgin without power until 11:55 a.m. when power was restored, Oler said.
Customers of St. George Power reported outages Sunday morning. As this report is published, inquiries made to St. George Power are pending response.
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