ECE Reports Pine City Outage For Monday Night
About 980 East Central Energy (ECE) members in the Pine City area were without power last night (Monday, March 28) due to an equipment problem. The outage occurred shortly before 11 p.m. and affected members in the southwest corner of the City of Pine City and the area west toward Grasston and north of the Snake River.
Crews were dispatched immediately to an area near Pine County Road 7, where a passerby had noticed equipment sparking and reported it to ECE. Power was restored to the majority of affected members by midnight and the remainder by 12:30 a.m.
ECE reminds members that safety is of primary concern to us. If you see a downed power line, always assume it is energized. Stay away and contact ECE.