After about an 11-hour-long outage, power has been restored to South-Central El Paso residents, according to El Paso Electric.
Power to all customers impacted has been restored. Thank you for your patience.— El Paso Electric (@ElPasoElectric) November 24, 2018
More than 1,200 South-Central El Paso residents are without power amid an hours-long outage that began early Saturday morning.
According to El Paso Electric, the outage was reported just after 5 a.m. in the Alameda area near Ascarate Park.
1,203 residents are being affected, according to the electric company’s outage map.
Officials say the outage was caused by a crash that took down two electric poles.
About 1100 customers currently impacted by power outage In Ascarate area caused by vehicle accident that took down 2 electric poles at about 5AM. EPE working to reroute service to restore power to as many customers as crews work on repairing the damaged lines. pic.twitter.com/6htwbp93NY— El Paso Electric (@ElPasoElectric) November 24, 2018
According to El Paso Electric, typical restoration time is about three hours.