Tuesday, January 29, 2013
The weather caused a tree to fall on a primary electric line causing about 75 customers to be without electricity.
About 75 homes on North Regent Road and North Fairway Drive were without power at about 9:30 a.m. Tuesday. However, the issue has been resolved and the power has been restored, according to Cathy Schulze. "Looks like a tree fell on a primary power line in the area," Schulze said. "We believe it was weather related.
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Residents at Bayside Woods Condominiums lost power between 11:15 p.m. Tuesday and 1:30 a.m. Thursday due to an underground cable fault.
Updated 9:58 a.m. Wednesday: An overnight power outage in Bayside on Tuesday. was restored after about 2 hours and 15 minutes. WE Energies spokesman Brian Manthey said 722 customers lost power at 11:16 p.m. due to an underground cable fault. All customers were restored by 1:30 a.m. WE Energies outage map showed of the 2,046 customers served in Bayside, 719 were without power as of 11:16 p.m. Tuesday night. Three locations were under investigation by WE Energies — the Bayside Woods Condominiums off Fairy Chasm and Port Washington Roads, as well as Fairy Chasm Road near Rexleigh Drive and near Jonathan Lane. Bayside Village Manager Andy Pederson asks that concerned residents look to WE Energies, 800-662-4797, for updates on the power …
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
WE Energies says a homeowner or landscaper hit an underground cable around 5:30 p.m. All 139 residents had power restored by 9 p.m.
After 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, 139 Bayside residents were without power after a homeowner or landscaper hit an underground cable while digging post holes. WE Energies spokesman Brian Manthey says no one was injured, but the incident began on East Brown Deer Road near Lake Drive. Power was restored to all customers by 9 p.m. WE Energies recommends calling the Wisconsin Diggers Hotline, 800-242-8511 or 811, before digging near any possible sources of power.
From Fox Point to all the way to Oak Creek, another 400 customers were without power Tuesday night from a single downed ash tree.
A transformer blew on Santa Monica Boulevard in Fox Point Tuesday night, leaving nearby residents concerned when they saw flames at the top of the electrical pole. Finn McFadyen's grandmother lives on Santa Monica Boulevard just two houses down from where the transformer blew. He said they came home to find firefighters and an ambulance outside, with emergency personnel walking through the neighborhood looking for the outage. "I went in the back yard, and I saw something I thought was a fire," McFadyen said. "Then I saw the neighbor, who was out in her back yard, and she said there's a fire or something in the (power lines)." McFadyen shared a picture with Patch, showing the blown transformer ablaze and dripping burning oil the pole. "…
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
While temperatures hover in the 80s, many residents are without power - which means no lights, no air conditioners and no fans.
As of 9 p.m. Tuesday evening, a total of 200 residents throughout Fox Point and Bayside are without power. The WE Energies outage map shows outages scattered across Bayside including along North Fairway Drive, North Port Washington Road and West Fairy Chasm Road. There are another 17 customers without power in Fox Point however, those outages are not specified on the map. Bayside Village Manager Andy Pederson asks that concerned residents look to WE Energies, 800-662-4797, for updates on the power outages and to not contact the police dispatch lines unless there is a real emergency. WE Energies recommends staying away from any downed wires and anything that may be touching damaged lines. Currently, all the outages are under …
Monday, September 26, 2011
Downed tree leaves Bayside Middle School without power.
Kids at Bayside Middle School got an extra day of vacation today when they were sent home about 10:20 a.m. due to a power outage. "It was a downed tree that affected lines for the school and 35 other residents," District Administrator Rachel Boechler said. WE Energies has been on scene since early this morning Boechler said, working to remove the downed power lines from the fallen tree. As of 1:30 p.m., there are still 35 people without power according to the WE Energies outage map. Boechler said the fallen tree isn't on school property, but a neighboring residents' property. WE Engergies has told Boechler that it hopes power will be restored by 2 p.m. today. But even without power and rainstorms this morning, Boechler says the kids really…
Friday, July 1, 2011
WE Energies still working on three outages.
Around 10 a.m. Friday, a fallen tree left 430 We Energies customers without power in Fox Point, and during the high temperatures, leaving many without air conditioning or fans. As of 3:06 p.m., only 83 people still remain without power in Fox Point. Brian Manthey, spokesman for WE Energies, said a fallen tree was reported by a We Energies customer in the 7400 block of Seneca Rd. "The wind has been creating some problems for customers," Manthey said. "Customers are telling us there's wires down in the back yard and a tree down on a line." Manthey said that if a tree falls on power lines, or lines are broken, to stay far away because even if you don't touch them, electricity can still be conducted through items like a fence or water. "We …