Update: Power restored to members following lightning strike
Branson, Mo. – As of 10:50 a.m., White River Valley Electric Cooperative has restored power to the 900 members without power in the Ridgedale area.
Following a lightning strike at 7:30 a.m. that struck an Empire Electric transmission line and subsequently knocked down a KAMO Power line, all crews from WRVEC, Empire and KAMO have worked to repair the damage and all members should have power restored.
Any members who find that they are without power are encouraged to call the WRVEC outage reporting line at 1-800-879-4056.
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Cris Swaters, Communications Coordinator
417.335.9335 (WRVEC office)