Power Outage During Weekend of Frigid Cold

Over the second weekend of January, Musselshell County and most of Montana faced our most severe temperatures of the winter thus far. Temperatures of twenty below zero and colder. These temperatures are critical at the best of times. To make matters more severe, the Fergus Electric Substation at Roundup went down leaving 2300 members without power. This included patrons in Melstone, Winnett and Grass Range. The local DES opened a warming station for those without power to have a warm place to be during the outage. DES had three calls for welfare service checks during the power outage. Justin R...

 

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