Balloon hits power line, causes 1,500 outages in West Allis
WEST ALLIS — About 700 people are without power in West Allis Friday evening, April 22nd.
According to We Energies, the outage started when a mylar balloon, described as a foil or metallic balloon, hit some power lines near 61st and Greenfield.
Initially, 1,500 customers lost power but only about 740 are left without power as of 10:30 p.m.
We Energies crews expect to have the power back on as soon as possible.
For a look at the We Energies outage map, CLICK HERE.