Archive for Tuesday, March 13, 2007

Basehor experiences city wide power outage

March 13, 2007

A malfunction at the substation on 166th Street knocked out power to the entire city of Basehor at about 8:10 a.m. Tuesday.

Karla Olsen, spokesperson for Westar Energy, said about 3,754 customers were affected by the outage, which stretched from Hollingsworth Road to Evans Road and Kansas Highway 7 as well as Parallel Road to Metro Avenue and 150th Street to 190th Street.

Power was restored to all customers at about 9:38 a.m., Olsen said.

More information will be available in Thursday's edition of the Sentinel.

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