Power outage for midtown and east Tucson Tuesday nightPosted: Updated:
TUCSON, Ariz. -- Downed power lines caused a power outage Tuesday in midtown and east Tucson.
A possible transformer failure knocked power lines loose at Alvernon and Glenn at about 4:30 Tuesday afternoon.
The incident caused a power outage that affected about 6,000 customers.
TEP crews were on the scene working to fix the problem late into the night. By 9 P.M. Tuesday, just over 200 customers were still without power.
The intersection of Alvernon & Glenn remained closed until repairs were completed.
Power was restored to all customers early Wednesday morning.