UPDATE: As of 8:15am, power is restored to most homes. the cause has still not been determined, but is expected to be weather-related.
HEA’s Joe Gallagher explains…
Gallagher: “ Just before 8 o’clock this morning, there was a power outage that affected HEA members in the Nikiski area. The outage was pretty widespread, affecting about 1,700 homes. As of 8:15, power has been restored to all but about 400 of the homes. The outage is still in effect in the Pipeline Rd and past Halbouty Rd area. HEA crews are responding,w e believe the problem is located in that area. Hope to have power restored just as soon as possible this morning.”
Homes were without power from Bernice Lake towards Wildwood.
If you are experiencing an outage, call HEA’s hotline on 1-888-8OUTAGE.