Unisource works to restore power for 19,000 customers - Tucson News Now

Unisource works to restore power for 19,000 customers

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

A power outage that affected more than 3,000 customers is over, but another outage is affecting many more in Southern Arizona.

TEP Unisource is reporting a power outage for 19,000 people in Rio Rico, lower Green Valley and Nogales.

Officials say a guy wire touched a 115 kv main line to cause the outage. The system needs to be checked for damage before TEP can power it back up; Joe Barrios with Tucson Electric Power says power should be back on in no time.

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