August 1, 2019 – Homer Electric Association, Inc. (HEA) crews responded to a report of a wire down as a result of a vehicle hitting a power pole at mile 8 of East End Rd. in Homer at 7:13 PM on Wednesday, July 31, 2019. Upon assessment, HEA crews found that the pole was broken and needed to be replaced immediately.
To safely replace the pole, an outage was needed to make the repairs. The outage began at 1:18 AM affecting approximately 1,500 members in the East End Rd. area. HEA crews worked throughout the evening and into the early morning hours restoring power by 5:20 AM on August 1, 2019.