(KMVT/KSVT) — Thousands of people in the Hagerman, Gooding and Shoshone areas were without power for a time Friday afternoon.
Idaho Power spokesman Brad Bowlin said in an email, at its peak, 6,600 customers lost power. The outage began at about 12:13 p.m.
Within an hour, power crews identified the problem. They found a line that had become separated from an insulator at a pole near Shoshone and worked to resolve the issue. Power was restored to customers after 2 p.m.