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Power restored for nearly 20,000+ in Salt Lake Valley

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Posted at 4:40 PM, Oct 03, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-03 20:39:47-04

SALT LAKE COUNTY — More than 20,000 residences and businesses lost power Sunday afternoon in the Salt Lake area.

Around 3:40 p.m., Rocky Mountain Power initially announced that 22,455 customers in the "Metro-Jordan Valley area" were without electricity.

About 40 minutes later, the company said the outage was caused by a damaged line and that the areas of Cottonwood Heights, Murray, Holladay and Millcreek were impacted.

An update given at 5:20 p.m. said power was restored to all but about 100 customers. RPM said it's expected to be fully restored by 8 p.m.

The latest update to this outage can be found on RMP's online outage map.