Large power outage reported in Washington County

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August 8, 2018 – Washington Co, WI – UPDATE- As of 8:17 p.m. power has been restored in Hartford, Slinger and the Allenton area.


Original story posted at 7:50 p.m. Neighbors across Allenton, Slinger, and Hartford are reporting power outages in the area.

Reporter Samantha Sali lives in Hartford. She said she lost power at 7:30 p.m.

Washington County Sheriff Dale Schmidt said the 9-11 system is working.

According to Schmidt: Power outages being reported in the Hwy 60 corridor.generally from east county line to Hartford. We energies is aware. 911 is working. radio system working. Sheriff dispatch is paging fire and ems for jackson slinger and hartford areas


Many Jahns with We Energies said the outage is widespread and right now crews are in the Washington County area searching for the cause of the problem.

The outage also reportedly extends into Dodge County with outages reported in Mayville, Iron Ridge and Rubicon.

The above map was posted at 8:14 p.m.

We will bring you more details when information become available.

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