Lightning cause of power outage |

Lightning cause of power outage

Aaron Osowski , The Park Record

More than 15,000 customers were without power as of 11:41 a.m. on Tuesday as a lightning strike at a plant in Midway was confirmed to be the cause of a power outage. Rocky Mountain Power spokeswoman Margaret Ohler said that all customers had their power restored as of 1:27 p.m. Tuesday.

The transmission interruption affected residents in Park City and the areas around Summit and Wasatch Counties. The following substations lost power: Jordanelle, Snyderville Basin, Park City, Kamas, Mountain Dell and Brighton.