MPS Fixes Widespread Power Outage

UPDATE (1:33pm): At 12:46PM MPS had a widespread outage affecting 17,172 customers. The cause of the outage was a relay failure on the 115kV transmission line. Crews worked quickly & safely as possible to restore power by 1:02PM.


UPDATE: MPS has restored service to most during outage. Still working on a cause.


Original Story:

(Moorhead, MN) -- Moorhead Public Service has put out a warning about a widespread outage in the area.

MPS does say crews have been dispatched and are troubleshooting the cause.

Stay with WDAY Radio as we learn more and when to expect the power back on.