Power goes out for 2,800 in East Anchorage after vehicle crash
As of 5:45 ML&P says all customers in the affected area should now have power. ML&P is asking anyone still without power to contact the dispatch center at (907) 279-7671.
According to Municipal Light and Power, a crash shortly before 3:30 Saturday caused an estimated 2,800 customers in East Anchorage to lose power around Bragaw and the Glenn Highway.
ML&P says a line crew is working on troubleshooting and restoring customers.
According to ML&P the outage was caused by a car striking a switch cabinet. The area around working crews is taped off.
Traffic lights are reported to be out. Drivers are required to treat intersections where traffic lights are out as four-way stops.