During last night’s storm, lightning hit a transformer at our substation in Estrella Mountain Ranch in #Goodyear. Nearly 3,000 customers in area will be without power while crews work through the day to get the community back on. Updates: https://t.co/5krJSvqD1F
A spokesperson with APS says the overnight storm knocked out power for thousands of people — 2,700 in the Estrella Mountain Ranch neighborhood in Goodyear. Power was restored around 10:30 p.m Saturday night.
APS spokesperson Suzanne Trevino said lightning struck a substation which will take about a week to repair.
“The repairs are going to take about a week so our temporary fix is we’ve brought in a temporary substation on a flatbed truck,” Trevino said. “Our crews are doing everything they can to quickly and safely reroute the power to the back of the flatbed truck to our new temporary transformer.”
Due to an overnight power outage, Estrella Foothills HS is now open as a cooling respite center for affected residents. #apshttps://t.co/B4sld6DTu1