Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Major Power Outage In City Of Dickinson


Nearly the entire city of Dickinson lost power after the Texas-New Mexico Power company reported an equipment failure at their substation on Monday.

According to the power company, about 12,000 homes and business are out in Dickinson and parts of Texas City and League City.

They said there was an equipment failure in a substation around 5 p.m. Crews are working to switch customers to another substation, but it could be several more hours before it can be completed.

Police are urging residents to use caution at intersection where signals aren't working. Crew are currently placing stop signs at intersections.

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