Power restored for most customers after outages in Tooele County

Posted at 5:07 PM, Aug 27, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-27 22:27:20-04

UPDATE: The large-scale outages affecting Tooele County residents were resolved Sunday night, according to Rocky Mountain Power’s website, however several smaller outages affecting smaller numbers of customers persisted in the area.

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TOOELE COUNTY, Utah — Rocky Mountain Power reports several outages in Tooele County that are affecting more than 10,000 customers Sunday evening.

An outage in Tooele is affecting 6,015 customers and Rocky Mountain Power states the cause is a “problem at substation” and that dispatch has been notified.

An outage in Grantsville is affecting 4,036 customers. Rocky Mountain Power states the cause is a “power line interruption.”

Another power line interruption has disrupted power for 740 customers in the Rush Valley area of Tooele County.

There are several smaller outages in the surrounding areas, and most of the outages were reported shortly before 4:30 p.m.

A spokesperson for Rocky Mountain Power says they estimate service will be restored around 9 p.m.

Fox 13 News will update this story as more details emerge.