Power restored after pole taken down in winds near Carthage Municipal Park

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Courtesy Carthage Water and Electric.

Power was restored completely around 8:30 p.m. “All power has been restored! Thank you for your patience & to our crew for working quickly to repair the 3 phase damaged in the winds this evening! Have a great night!” — CWEP


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CARTHAGE, Mo. — About 5:15 p.m. reports of a pole down and lines with a small grassfire in the area of Budlong and Robert Ellis Young Drive has caused a power outage across a portion of Carthage. CWEP release information online stating the following:

“We’re currently experiencing an outage on the northwest side of town. Crews are working as quickly & safely as possible to restore power. We apologize for the inconvenience & appreciate your patience. We’ll keep you updated as information becomes available!” CWEP 5:33 p.m.

Electricity is affected along businesses along Central Ave and traffic signals.

  • FOUR WAY STOP / Traffic signal not working
  • Central and Francis
  • Central and Baker

⚠️ OUTAGE ALERT ⚠️ We’re currently experiencing an outage on the northwest side of town. Crews are working as quickly …

Posted by CWEP on Tuesday, August 17, 2021

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