Power restored after semi crash in west Boise

Power restored after semi crash in west Boise

Credit: Jamie Grey

Idaho Power crews work to restore power after a semitrailer hit a power box near the Boise Towne Square Mall.

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by KTVB.COM

KTVB.COM

Posted on December 7, 2012 at 2:42 PM

Updated Monday, Dec 2 at 4:30 PM

BOISE -- Power has been restored to a wide swath of west Boise after a semi crashed and damaged a transformer just before 1 p.m. Friday.

The crash knocked out power for about 50 businesses in west Boise at approximately 12:41 p.m., according to Idaho Power officials.

Brad Bowlin with Idaho Power says the power outage affected a stretch of west Boise from Emerald Street to I-84 (North to South), and from Milwaukee Street to 5 Mile Road, (East to West) including parts of Franklin Road.

Crews restored power at approximately 2:15 p.m. Friday.

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