Electricity restored for most customers after dump truck hits power pole in South Jordan

Posted at 6:06 PM, Jan 11, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-12 09:55:56-05

SOUTH JORDAN, Utah — About 140 Rocky Mountain Power Customers in South Jordan are without power Wednesday night.

The outage originally affected about 3,105 customers in the 84009 ZIP code. According to a spokesman for Rocky Mountain Power, the outage was caused when a dump truck hit a power pole. The power pole then landed on a house, and the exterior of the house caught fire.

A tweet from South Jordan City said it happened in the area of 3800 W 10200 S, and the power outage is affecting the intersection of Bangerter Hwy. and 10400 S.

South Jordan officials said seven power poles damaged in the incident, including three that were knocked over. No one was injured.