West Steamboat outage cased by dump truck hitting power line | SteamboatToday.com

West Steamboat outage cased by dump truck hitting power line

UPDATE: Power has been restored. 

Read the latest update here.

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — A power outage in West Steamboat is affecting over 500 homes and businesses in the Copper Ridge and Elk River Road areas, according to Yampa Valley Electric Association’s Facebook page.

A dump truck hit a power line near Steamboat Veterinary Hospital, according to police scanner traffic, causing the outage. A YVEA crew is on scene and estimates power being restored in about two hours.

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