Hundreds Without Power Wednesday Evening In Hospers Power Outage

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Hospers, Iowa — A power outage affected the entire town of Hospers on Wednesday evening, January 28th.

MidAmerican Energy confirms that the outage affected 835 customers in the Hospers area.

It started about 5:03 PM, and power was restored by 6:46 PM, according to MidAmerican Vice President for Corporate Communications, Dave Caris.

He reports that equipment failure at a substation in that area caused the outage.

Power was off for a total of an hour and 43 minutes.