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Update 10:45 a.m.: Power restored in Willmar

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Update 10:45 a.m.: Power restored in Willmar
Willmar Minnesota 2208 Trott Ave. SW / P.O. Box 839 56201

WILLMAR -- A power outage this morning in Willmar was caused by a generator failure during some routine maintenance.

Power was restored at 10:20 a.m. to the downtown area and the north side of town, according to Wes Hompe with the Willmar Municipal Utilities.

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During a scheduled maintenance project, "a piece of equipment failed that we were depending on," Hompe said.

Hompe estimated that power was out for less than an hour.

This is an update from previous posting

WILLMAR -- Power was out Tuesday morning on the northern and southeastern parts of Willmar.

Willmar Municipal Utilities were working to restore power this morning. No details were available about the cause of the outage at 10 a.m.

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