GREEN BAY AREA REGIONAL NEWS: Brown County

UPDATE: Power restored to all Green Bay, Ashwaubenon WPS customers following equipment issue

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WEDNESDAY 3/11/2020 1:55 p.m.

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) – Power has been restored to all Green Bay and Ashwaubenon WPS customers after an issue with a piece of equipment on Wednesday morning.

The outage began around 9 a.m. this morning, according to officials, and caused over 5,000 customers on Green Bay’s west side to be without power, including multiple schools in the Green Bay district.

By 11 a.m. Wednesday, power had been restored to all but 20 customers, according to WPS.

As of 1:50 p.m. Wednesday, power has been restored to all customers affected by the equipment issue.

About 20 customers remain affected by WPS outage, power to be restored early this afternoon

WEDNESDAY 3/11/2020 11:07 a.m.

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) – According to WPS, about 20 customers in the Green Bay and Ashwaubenon area are without power due to an issue with a piece of equipment.

Matt Cullen with WPS says they currently have seven separate outages affecting about 100 customers in the Green Bay area.

Cullen goes on to say that those approximately 20 customers affected by the equipment issue should have their power restored early Wednesday afternoon.

For more information from WPS, visit their website.

Just over 100 people remain without power in Green Bay after issue with equipment

WEDNESDAY 3/11/2020 10:38 a.m.

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) – Just over 45 minutes after WPS reported power had been restored to 5,808 Green Bay, over 100 are now without power.

WPS states the outage was caused by an issue with a piece of equipment. Local 5 will continue to follow this story.

Power restored to over 5,000 in Green Bay, less than 100 remain without

WEDNESDAY 3/11/2020 10:00 a.m.

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) – Power has been restored to over 5,000 WPS customers on Green Bay’s west side, according to officials.

WPS is reporting that about 75 customers near Ashwaubenon remain without power as of 10 a.m. Wednesday.

There is no word yet on the cause of the outage.

Original Story: Nearly 6,000 without power in Green Bay, WPS on scene

WEDNESDAY 3/11/2020 9:30 a.m.

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) – Nearly 6,000 customers on Green Bay’s west side are without power this morning.

According to Wisconsin Public Service, the outage began shortly before 9 a.m. Wednesday morning. Crews are currently on scene working to restore the outage and the cause has yet to be determined.

The Green Bay Area Public School District says numerous buildings are without power, including the District Office building, Tank Elementary, Beaumont Elementary, West High, and Franklin Middle.

In Ashwaubenon, WPS is reporting about 72 customers are without power. A cause for that outage has yet to be determined and power should be restored around 11:15 a.m.

Local 5 will continue to provide updates on this outage as information becomes available.

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