Sunday, April 14, 2013

Nearly 7,000 lost power in KCK Sunday morning

A power failure at the BPU's Victory West Substation in Western Wyandotte County resulted in nearly 7,000 people losing power.

The outage was reported Sunday morning. At its peak, over 6,900 residents were without power.

"We are very sorry for the inconvenience of the loss of power this morning in a few KCK areas," said a statement on BPU's Facebook page. "Our crew is currently working to restore the power and we hope to have everyone back soon! We experienced a power failure at our Victory West Substation."

Power was lost from 78th Street to about 70th Street - multiple businesses and traffic lights were affected by the outage.

As of 11:15 a.m., power is back up.