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Power outage hits 1,800+ customers on Billings West End

Posted at 4:27 AM, May 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-17 14:49:11-04


BILLINGS –  More than 1,800 customers lost power on Billings West End early Monday morning.

The NorthWestern Energy outage map showed 1,830 customers affected in the area of King Avenue West and Shiloh Road.

The company reports the power has been restored.

A smaller outage was reported later Monday morning that appeared to be caused by a vehicle crash.

It was the second power outage to hit Billings in two days.

The first was reported on Sunday afternoon near downtown Billings.

The two-hour-long outage affected about 550 customers.

Colstrip also dealt with an outage Sunday night.

According to the Rosebud County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page, power was restored around midnight.