DENVER — A large, but brief, power outage hit southeast Denver Friday around 7 a.m.
The outage affected more than 22,000 customers at its peak. The outage was northwest of Cherry Creek State Park.
BREAKING NEWS: There is a massive power outage in SE Denver affecting over 22,000 customers. Expect some dark intersections while they try to restore power. pic.twitter.com/BWlzrQ9qH3— Jayson Luber (@Denver7Traffic) October 25, 2019
By 7:15 a.m., it had dipped down to about 11,200 customers, and by 7:22 a.m., it had dropped to 9,700.
As of 7:30 a.m., only one customer was reporting an outage in the area.
Michelle Aguayo with Xcel Energy said the power outage stemmed from a transmission problem at a substation. The outage lasted for 38 minutes, she said.
RTD said the power outage affected their signals and switches near the Dayton Station. The H Line and R Line are delayed up to 10 minute, RTD said.