Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Power outage affects 3,830 residences in Pincher Creek area

Main Street Pincher Creek during power outage

Toni Lucas

A power outage from 9:02 pm* Monday January 4 to 12:44 am Tuesday morning affected 3,830 residences in the communities of Pincher Creek, Brocket, Lundbreck, and Cowley. According to AltaLink spokesperson Peter Brodsky there was a mechanical failure at the substation and crews were sent to rectify the situation.

To report a power outage you can contact Fortis who is the local area provider for electrical energy at 310-WIRE (9473).

* corrected for accuracy

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