Classifieds Business Directory Jobs Real Estate Autos Legal Notices Forums Subscribe Archives
Today is February 25, 2017
home news sports feature opinion happenings society obits techtips

Front Page » June 10, 2013 » Breaking News » Lengthy power outage now restored
Published 1,356 days ago

Lengthy power outage now restored

Print PageEmail PageShareGet Reprints

A power outage occurred at approximately 4:30 p.m. June 9, affecting the cities of Ferron and Clawson in Emery County. According to a Rocky Mountain Power representative, the cause of the outage was an equipment problem at the Ferron substation. When it was determined that the outage would continue into the next day, Emery County Sheriff's Office personnel responded on Sunday night to begin checking on residents in Ferron and Clawson.

Contact was made with Emery County Care and Rehab to ensure the facility had a sufficient backup power source. Extra patrol was assigned to the area throughout the night, and residents were encouraged to check on their neighbors, the elderly and those with functional needs. Contact was made with LDS Church leaders, the local Baptist Church, and the Emery County Senior Citizens Center to identify those who might need assistance during the outage.

Emery County School District offered freezer space in their facilities that had power, and Emery County Special Service District was on standby with their pumps to refill culinary water supplies if necessary. On Monday morning, personnel continued checking on residents. A Code Red (reverse 9-1-1) message was sent to residents in Ferron and Clawson. The Ferron Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) was called out to assist the Sheriff's Office in delivering ice and checking on the elderly.

Rocky Mountain Power crews worked around the clock in an effort to restore power, and kept the Sheriff's Office updated on their progress. It was initially estimated that power would be restored by 6 p.m. Monday, but crews were able to restore power at approximately 11:15 a.m.

Print PageEmail PageShareGet Reprints

Top of Page

Breaking News  
Within last 14 days
Recent Breaking News
Quick Links
Subscribe via RSS
Related Articles  
Related Stories

Best viewed with Firefox
Get Firefox

© Emery County Progress, 2000-2008. All rights reserved. All material found on this website, unless otherwise specified, is copyright and may not be reproduced without the explicit written permission from the publisher of the Emery County Progress.
Legal Notices & Terms of Use    Privacy Policy    Advertising Info    FAQ    Contact Us
  RSS Feeds    News on Your Site    Staff Information    Submitting Content    About Us