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Substation problem cuts power in south Willmar

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WILLMAR -- A Willmar Municipal Utilities official says an equipment failure inside the south substation caused a half-hour power outage this morning in south Willmar.

The outage occurred at 11:09 a.m. after the equipment failed, according to Bruce Gomm, utilities general manager. Gomm said there isn't much that can be done to have any indication of when this piece of equipment might fail. He said the equipment will be replaced.

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