Malfunction to blame for Charles City power outage Sunday

MidAmerican Energy Power Meter

Charles City, Iowa – An equipment malfunction on Sunday afternoon resulted in close to 1,200 people losing power in Charles City.

Ashton Hockman with MidAmerican Energy said the outage began at 4:29pm and affected 1,196 customers. The outage was due to an issue with a piece of equipment on a power line.

Power was restored to 879 customers at 6:08pm with the remaining customers being restored at 7:17pm.


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Chris was born in Webster City and raised in Charles City. As a young kid, he would always be caught singing along to songs on the radio. He says he's good at karaoke but we think otherwise. ;) In his free time, he enjoys beginning new projects at home and hardly ever finishing them. Chris lives in Charles City with his wife Vicki and a daughter Brynlee.