Crestview power outage affects 570 homes

Power restored by 7:03 p.m.

A power outage in the Crestview area resulted in 570 customers on the west side of Durango losing electricity at about 4:15 p.m. Wednesday. The power was completely restored by 7:03 p.m.

LPEA reported the outage was caused by gusty winds knocking a tree through a power line near the intersection of West Third Ave. and E. 17th St.

By about 5 p.m., 336 customers south of the damage had their electricity restored after La Plata Electric Association rerouted power.

abutler@durangoherald.com

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