NV Energy confirmed Saturday that an outage in Henderson’s Clark County left thousands of homes without power.
According to local media reports, the power failure occurred around 5 pm, affecting more than 29,000 consumers and lasting more than three hours.
The outage mainly affected western Henderson and some surrounding areas in unincorporated Clark County.
The power company’s outage map showed that the vast majority of people affected were located in the 89014 and 89074 zip codes. energy portal.eu reported.
Energy officials are attending channel 13Said crews responded to the scene and worked to restore power “safely and quickly.”
Ultimately, at 8:30 pm, NV Energy confirmed that power had been restored to the area.
But what happened?
NV Energy said in a statement that the cause of the prolonged power outage was a vehicle that struck a transmission riser and disrupted several power lines.
energyportal.ue The report said that power cuts due to various reasons have now become a common occurrence, with people being asked to keep emergency supplies available for such situations.