Crews responding to power outages in St. George, Washington City

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ST. GEORGE  Hundreds of customers in St. George and Washington City are without power Friday night.


  • Update 11:25 p.m. Power is restored to customers in Green Springs in Washington City.
  • Update 11:20 p.m. Power is now fully restored to all customers in St. George.
  • Update 10:50 p.m. Most of the power in St. George has been restored, and crews are working to repair remaining outages.
  • Update 12:31 a.m. Washington City Power reports power has been restored to all impacted sections of the city.

In St. George, about 500 customers in the downtown area are without power as of 10:10 p.m. The Red Hills substation is down, and crews have been dispatched to investigate and make repairs, St. George Support Services Director Marc Mortensen said.

City of St. George Energy Services Department has reported that a fox got into the substation, causing the outage.

An electrical box is flooded following a storm in Washington City, Utah, July 13, 2018 | Photo by Mori Kessler, St. George News

In Washington City, there is an outage in the northern Green Springs area as of 10 p.m., according to an advisory from the Washington City Power Department.

Repair crews are in route to the area, but flooding in the roads resulting from a passing storm is delaying their arrival, according to the advisory.

The Power Department has no current ETA on power restoration in Washington City.

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