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Re: New Mexico power outage
- From: John M. Brown
- Date: Sun Mar 19 14:16:36 2000
Power was not fully restored in some areas until after 10pm local time.
In addition major trunking betweek CLEC's and the ILEC (US West) are
E.Spire is suffering from a 12+ hour failure on the switched services systems.
Thus all Dial, ISDN, etc are down cold between them and US West.
US West is reporting that they lost a transformer that is causing the problem
Several large ISP's dial infra-structure is seriouls degraded at this time.
On Sat, Mar 18, 2000 at 09:48:07PM -0800, Sean Donelan wrote:
> The associated press reports most of the state of New Mexico lost power
> about 5pm on Saturday.
> A grass fire in the four corners area bewteen Farmington and Albuquerque
> is being blamed for causing the outage. After a transmission line was
> damaged, two power plants shutdown. Individuals lost power from 45 minutes
> to three hours. At last report, 85 percent of the state power grid has
> been restored to service.
> US West reported slight but random problems with telephone service.