EWEB unsure about cause of momentary power outage

Around 1:30 p.m. Friday afternoon, the power went out across the University of Oregon’s campus. The power for stoplights around town was reported to be out as well as at major apartment complexes around the campus area, including 13th and Olive and 2125 Franklin. A spokesperson for Eugene Water and …

Around 1:30 p.m. Friday afternoon, the power went out across the University of Oregon’s campus. The power for stoplights around town was reported to be out as well as at major apartment complexes around the campus area, including 13th and Olive and 2125 Franklin.

A spokesperson for Eugene Water and Electric Board said they were unsure about what caused the outage. Immediately after the incident, EWEB dispatched teams to look for possible causes like a downed wire or fallen trees or branches.

The power was restored to most locations within minutes of the outages.

This post will be updated as more information becomes available.


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