UPDATE – Power has been restored to all Rocky Mountain Power customers in Ivins as of 4:02 p.m. The outage that began in Ivins at 12:32 p.m. initially affected 857 customers, reduced to 508 customers affected by 1:13 p.m.
Public service reminder from Rocky Mountain Power: It is important to always call 811, which reaches an underground utility locating service that is local to you, prior to starting a project that involves digging– whether you are a contractor using heavy equipment or a homeowner putting in a new fence – Blue Stakes of Utah will mark underground utility lines for free in order to prevent accidents and ensure people stay safe.
IVINS – Customers of Rocky Mountain Power in Ivins have been without power for parts of today.
Initially, 857 customers of the power company were without power. At 2:30 p.m. there are 508 customers yet without power.
“The outage was caused by a dig-in where someone doing digging work of some type hit an underground power line,” Rocky Mountain Power’s spokesman Jeff Hymas said. “Crews are on site and making repairs.”
Power is expected to be restored by 5:30 p.m.
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