Sierra Pacific plans outage |

Sierra Pacific plans outage

Staff reports

Electrical substation maintenance planned by Sierra Pacific Power will result in a brief power outage for some Douglas County residents at approximately 11:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 27. The outage will affect Sierra Pacific customers from downtown Minden south to Markleeville, including the Gardnerville Ranchos, Autumn Hills, Centerville Lane and the Ruhenstroth and Country Club subdivisions, according to Bob Arigoni, operations manager for the utility’s Carson District.

The outage will last for 5 to 10 minutes while work is completed at the Pinenut Substation, which is located east of Highway 395 and south of the fairgrounds.

For more information, call Sierra Pacific’s Minden office at 782-2541 or the company’s Carson City office, 834-2900.