January 29, 2023

Birds Blamed For Short-term Power Outage in Town

Garden City, KS (westernkansasnews.com) Some residents had a power outage on Monday afternoon caused in a most peculiar way.

 

 

 

City Utilities Director Mike Muirhead says 3,000 customers throughout town lost power for a little more than a half hour. Any worry this problem could reappear? The situation has been addressed.

The accident also resulted a small grass fire near the substation at 3rd and Johnson. Fire crews put out that blaze quickly.

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