Cause for power outage remains under investigation


HURON — The cause of a power outage that affected many residents of Huron and surrounding area remains under investigation, according to a Northwestern Energy spokesperson.

Jo Dee Black, a media specialist with Northwestern, reported that at approximately 1:15 a.m. on Friday, an outage occured, which affected around 7,800 customers.

Crews responded immediately and restored service by 2:40 a.m.

“Our priority is to restore service as quickly as possible, safely,” Black stated.

Crews were continuing work Friday to determine the cause of the outage.