Downed power lines are causing an outage in West Fargo


Officials with the city of West Fargo tell us, they expect the power to be back on by 10 tonight.


The city of West Fargo want you to know about some downed power lines near the intersection of 2nd St. East and 5th Ave E. and the surrounding area is currently without power.

Crews on scene say a truck with its arm up drove east on 5th Ave East and pulled three power poles up from the ground.

Public works, West Fargo Police Department, West Fargo Fire Department, and Xcel Energy are on scene to assess the damage and ensure power lines that are downed from poles are not live.

Crews are not able to estimate when power will be restored at this time.

You are asked to stay out of the area until further notice.