BLUEFIELD, WV (LOOTPRESS) – Some customers in the Mercer County area may need to plan around an anticipated power outage slated to occur during the weekend.
The City of Bluefield has issued notice that, per Appalachian Power, a brief power outage may affect some customers in surrounding areas of Bluefield on Saturday, May 6, 2023.
The outage will purportedly take place between approximately 10:00 pm and 11:00 pm, and is necessitated so as to allow for line workers to safely conduct work on electrical facilities which help bring power to the community.
“We thank you for your patience as we work to improve the reliability of your electric service,” read the release. “As always, if you have questions, you can contact Appalachian Power, any time, day or night, at 1-800-982-4237 (WV). Thank you.”