Balloon-related power outage affects over 1,000 customers in north valley Sunday

Albuquerque News

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The Public Service Company of New Mexico reported Sunday morning that 1,230 customers were affected by a power outage. In a tweet Sunday, PNM confirmed that the outage was balloon-related.

The outage was reported in the area within the boundaries between Paseo del Norte and Willow Road and between Edith Boulevard and 4th Street. PNM reported around 10 a.m. that power was fully restored. PNM says a balloon was temporarily wrapped in power lines. The balloon has been cleared and no injuries were reported.

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