Lightning strikes power station, electricity out

Moorhead Public Service Power Outage
Moorhead Public Service Power Outage(VNL)
Updated: Jun. 8, 2021 at 3:55 AM CDT
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MOORHEAD, Minn. (Valley News Live) - People in Moorhead are waking up without power after lightning struck a power substation during overnight storms.

Moorhead Public Service posted on Facebook saying “The equipment at the substation that was struck by lightning is damaged worse than expected. Unfortunately an ETA can not be given at this time.”

The post goes on to say crews will continue working until power has been restored.

If you are experiencing an outage in Moorhead, you’re urged to call Public Service’s dispatch at 218-477-8080.

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