Thousands in the dark as Rocky Mountain Power crews struggle to keep up with outages

Photo Courtesy: Rocky Mountain Power

April 13, 2017 (Gephardt Daily) — Rocky Mountain Power is reporting outages in several areas Thursday night, affecting thousands of customers in Utah.

At 9:30 p.m., the company had the following areas listed on its website:

Hyde Park and Smithfield

Area of outage: Zip codes 84318 and 84335
Estimated time of restoration: 10:30 p.m. MDT
Cause: Wind
Customers affected: Approximately 3,062 customers are without power
Crew: On site and repairs are underway

Riverdale and Roy

Area of outage: Zip codes 84067 and 84405
Estimated time of restoration: Assessing
Cause: Transmission interruption
Customers affected: Approximately 4,675 customers are without power
Crew: Dispatched

Bluffdale and Riverton

Area of outage: Zip code 84065
Estimated time of restoration: Assessing
Cause: Under investigation
Customers affected: Approximately 3,031 customers are without power
Crew: Dispatched

Saratoga Springs

Area of outage: Zip codes 84045 and 84043
Estimated time of restoration: 11 p.m. MDT
Cause: Under investigation
Customers affected: Approximately 753 customers are without power
Crew: Dispatched

Parts of Millcreek, Salt Lake City, South Salt Lake and Midvale also experienced outages, but power was restored to those areas by 8:30 p.m.

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