Equipment Failure Gets Blame For Rock Valley Power Outage That Leaves Thousands Without Power

Rock Valley, Iowa — Equipment failure gets the blame for a large power outage in Rock Valley on Wednesday afternoon.

MidAmerican Energy spokesperson Tina Hoffman tells us about it.

Rock Valley and Hull firefighters and the Rock Valley Ambulance Squad were dispatched to a transformer fire at about 12:40 p.m. on Wednesday near 1405 14th Street. That’s near A & J Storage, just west of the Cooperative Farmers Elevator in Rock Valley.