Press Release From City of Weiser Police Department

Weiser police and fire we called to the intersection of W.Park and W 1st Street for a powerline on fire at 3am. Residents were without power for under 30 minutes as City of Weiser electric dept responded to shut off power before the flames could be extinguished. The cause of the fire was a tree branch falling . No damage to property was found and no injuries to report.  The city of Weiser crews had power fully restored within an hour and a new line installed with a total scene time of 1hour 30 minutes. All while you sleep.