Thousands Lose Power in Shawnee County

By: Rae Chelle Davis Email
By: Rae Chelle Davis Email

The lights are back on for most residences and businesses in Shawnee County after some spent more than 2 hours in the dark.

Nick Bundy, a spokesperson for Westar Energy, tells 13 News they have not been able to pinpoint what exactly caused the outages.

You can view the current power outages for all counties served by Westar Energy by clicking on the link below.

It is important to remember to check on the elderly who may be without power.

Bundy says outages such as this one are common in the spring and summer when there is severe weather. He recommends keeping canned food and bottled water handy in case of a power outage. Flashlights and weather radios are important to have as well.


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