Fault at power plant substation causes power outage in Trenton

Electric Power Lineman

The electricity was out in the western portion of Trenton due to a short at the power plant substation.

Utility Director Ron Urton reports that a short in the wires caused a fire and explosion causing the power to be disconnected. The fire was put out with a fire extinguisher.

Urton indicated there was a possibility of further temporary outages in the western portion of Trenton in the process of restoring electricity.