Tag: power outage

Powering Laguna Madre

By ESTEVAN MEDRANO Port Isabel-South Padre Press press@portisabelsouthpadre.com February 5, 2015 Port Isabel residents have raised concerns about a rash of outages between their city and surrounding cities, namely South Padre Island and Laguna Vista. Frank Espinoza, AEP community affairs manager for the Mid and Lower Valley presented a special report to Port Isabel City Hall …

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Compromised utility pole causes traffic delays

By ESTEVAN MEDRANO Port Isabel-South Padre Press press@portisabelsouthpadre.com January 15, 2015 A utility pole along Highway 100 caught fire Saturday morning causing the main road to be blocked off. The highway, which connects Laguna Heights and Port Isabel, was closed off for several hours, forcing a long line of vehicles to reroute and drive into Brownville …

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BREAKING: 3,000 without power in PI, SPI

PRESS Staff Report A power outage in the Port Isabel and South Padre Island area has affected as many as 3,000 people, said Frank Espinoza of American Electric Power. Espinoza said the technicians are working on restoring power by sections. Espinoza said the outage occurred as a result of an equipment failure at an AEP …

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