Underground BTU Power Line Hit By A Contractor Causes A Power Outage

Screen shot from outages.btutilities.com
Screen shot from outages.btutilities.com

A nearly one hour power outage affected more than 650 BTU customers Wednesday afternoon in the area of 29th and Villa Maria.

According to BTU tweets, a contractor working for another company bored into a primary underground power line.

BTU operators were able to switch all affected customers to alternate sources, and BTU crews repaired the damaged lines.