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Power outage affecting scores of people in Great Falls

NorthWestern Energy says that an estimated 226 customers are affected
Power Outage
Posted at 3:33 PM, Aug 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-10 17:40:20-04

GREAT FALLS — NorthWestern Energy has confirmed a power outage in Great Falls.

The company says that an estimated 226 customers are affected, and the outage is centered along 10th Avenue North between 38th Street and 57th Street.

They expect to have power restored by about 4:50 p.m. on Saturday.

NorthWestern Energy has not yet confirmed the cause of the outage.

Several people have sent messages to KRTV via Facebook:

  • Following a semi loud boom, power out by Highwood Mobile Home Park, approximately 1:10 pm
  • We were outside heard a super loud boom now no power

Image below is from the NorthWestern Energy website.

Power outage in Great Falls

Another brief power outage happened earlier in the day (details).