Power outage planned for west side

Published 5:28 pm Thursday, July 26, 2012

Electricity is scheduled to be out for part of the west side of Demopolis on Wednesday, Aug. 1 as Alabama Power Company does work. The outages will be near Westside Elementary School and are scheduled to last from 8:30 a.m to around 2 p.m.

Alabama Power will do upgrades to make the system more efficient and reliable, company officials said.

Freddy Padilla, a spokesman for Alabama Power’s Western Division, based in Tuscaloosa, said that the company will bring in extra crews to try to reduce the outage time.

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According to Padilla, 73 customers will be affected by the outage Wednesday.