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Power restored after nearly 20,000 lose service in Magna and Tooele

Posted at 4:44 AM, Apr 20, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-20 10:30:25-04

TOOELE, Utah — Power has been restored after more than 19,000 Rocky Mountain Power customers were without service for several hours in Magna and Tooele early Wednesday morning.

According to Rocky Mountain Power's outage map, the first reports of outages came in around 3:30 a.m. The cause of the widespread outage wasn't immediately clear but after hours of working crews had the vast majority of users back online by 8 a.m.

Power outages according to Rocky Mountain Power on Wednesday morning April 20 2022 in northern Utah

UDOT had reported that the outages were also affecting traffic signals in Tooele County.

The estimated service restore time was listed as 7:30 a.m.