Power restored in Moorhead

MPS is currently experiencing a widespread outage. Crews have been dispatched and are troubleshooting the cause.

UPDATE: At approximately 12:46 PM MPS had a widespread outage that affected 17,172 customers.

The cause of the outage was due to a relay failure on the 115kV transmission line.

Crews worked quickly and safely as possible to restore power by 1:02 PM.

Again, we apologize for the inconvenience and greatly appreciated your patience!

MOORHEAD, MN (KVRR) — There are reports of widespread power outages in Moorhead at this hour.

According to the Moorhead Public Service Facebook page:

MPS is currently experiencing a widespread outage. Crews have been dispatched and are troubleshooting the cause.
We apologize for the inconvenience!
There are some reports of outages on the Minnesota State University- Moorhead campus.
We are monitoring the situation and will have more on our web channel as well as tonight on KVRR Local News at 6:00 p.m.
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