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FELPS substation puts Floresville, Poth in the dark




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A malfunctioning lightning arrester in the Floresville Electric Light & Power System’s (FELPS) A Street substation is being blamed for a two-hour-long power outage March 10. The lack of electricity amid rainy conditions meant an even darker night for Poth and parts of Floresville.

Marcy Jacobs, FELPS’ manager of financial services, said that Line Supervisor Paul Herrera reported that the incident, which caused one of the substation’s three transformers to trip, occurred at approximately 7 p.m. FELPS customers in parts of Floresville and throughout Poth reported being without power.

The outage was a lively topic of conversation on the Wilson County News’ Facebook page, where some commented about Zumba classes and TV shows being cut short. Others decided to light candles and relish quiet time with their families.

FELPS’ substation on A Street is one of four that aids in the utility’s provision of electricity to its approximately 15,000 customers in Wilson and Karnes counties.
 

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