CCEC: Power restored to thousands of West Fargo residents

(West Fargo, ND) -- UPDATE: A representative for CCEC says power has been restored to all members in West Fargo. The representative says the cause of the power outage was an "equipment malfunction" at the substation.


Thousands of residents in West Fargo are being impacted by a power outage.  According to an official with Cass County Electric Cooperative, 6,670 members are experiencing a loss of electricity. There is no word yet on what is causing the outage, and there is no information yet on when power will be restored. The representative for the utility says crews have been dispatched and are working to restore power "safely and as quickly as possible". Additional updates will be provided as more information comes in.  There are no details yet on the exact locations in the city where the outage is occurring.