News short: Power temporarily knocked out in St. George

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ST. GEORGE – Power was temporarily knocked out to over 1,200 customers in St. George Monday afternoon due to a construction mishap.

Around 3:35 p.m., a construction-related problem triggered a power outage to approximately 1,283 power customers in the city, said Marc Mortensen, assistant to the city manager of St. George.

The outage covered an area from St. George Boulevard to Interstate 15 and Donlee Drive to 200 West.

A city power crew was already near the site where the outage originated and on scene within a few minutes, Mortensen said.

Power was restored by 4:20 p.m.

Email: mkessler@stgnews.com

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2 Comments

  • Leonard June 13, 2016 at 8:59 pm

    I live on 500 S and main street and our power was out as well

  • .... June 14, 2016 at 8:59 am

    Yeah the power outage was caused by some irresponsible RealLowlife that didn’t know what he was doing. pfffffffffft what else is new,you can’t fix stupid . Maybe he forgot to take his meds

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