Thousands lose power in Fort Dodge

Thousands of Fort Dodge Residents lost power yesterday afternoon after a truck hit a utility pole on 15th Street and 28th Avenue North. The accident happened at around 2:45 pm, Adam Jacobi of MidAmerican Energy reported that 2,253 people lost power. By 3:40 pm, most customers had restored power. Fort Dodge Senior High School was effected by the power outage, and the school lost power for about 45 minutes.