Power restored in Los Alamos after wind damage

New Mexico News

LOS ALAMOS, N.M. (KRQE) – Power has been restored for Los Alamos residents Wednesday following an early morning windstorm. The Los Alamos County Department of Public Utilities reports that now lineman have turned their attention to the skill hill which is the only area still without power.

According to the county, power has been restored to the downtown and Eastern area, North Community, North Mesa, and Barranca Mesa, Fairway and Quemazon. Officials say if anyone is still without power,  they should call the Customer Care Center at 505-662-8333 for assistance.

Stephen Marez, an electrical engineering manager for the Department of Public Utilities says about a dozen fallen trees damaged power lines throughout Los Alamos.

Los Alamos County Office of Emergency Management says people whose homes are damaged or uninhabitable due to the storm can call the Emergency Management Specialist Cody Ulrich at (505) 709-0436. Ulrich will coordinate shelter assistance through the American Red Cross.

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