SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – The City of Sierra Vista experienced a power outage Wednesday afternoon.
According to SSVEC, power was out from the north of Whetstone to south of Sierra Vista due to a blown arrestor in a substation.
Cochise County Sheriff’s Office says it took a couple hours to restore power to the area. A cooling center was opened to help residents affected by the outage. It has since been closed.
Due to the power outage in the Sierra Vista/Whetstone area, a cooling center has opened at 502 N Gonzales Blvd, at the city complex in Huachua City, for those who need relief from the heat.
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Authorities reported at 4:20 p.m. that power was restored to Sierra Vista with the exception of one feeder line
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