NEWS: Strange reason for power problems across valley during storm

Lauren Steinbrecher
FOX 13
February 19th

SALT LAKE CITY – Thousands of people lost power when the winter storm moved in Sunday night into Monday, and Rocky Mountain Power said it’s because several power poles caught fire.

At the peak of the outages, RMP said 7,000 to 8,000 people had no electricity.

While most people only suffered a couple hours without light or heat, some residents like the Christensen family in Sandy, waited 12 hours.

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