Los Alamos County sustained two power outages in the past two days.
At 5:50 p.m. Wednesday, electric power was lost to residents on 1st, 2nd, 3rd,Canyon, Pine, Quartz and Rim streets, according to the Dept of Public Utilities (DPU). All affected customers, excepting those on 1st,2nd,and 3rd had power restored by 7 p.m. The remaining 21 customers had power restored at 9:30 p.m.
The outage was caused by a fault within a nearby transformer. DPU’s electric linemen were able to restore power quickly to 82 of the 103 affected residents within an hour and ten minutes.
Work then continued on the faulty transformer component and power was restored to the remaining 21 customers at 9:30 p.m.