Downed power line drops power around Havre
The power was out sporadically across Havre this evening.
Parts of town experienced brownout conditions after a powerline between the Fort Assiniboine substation and the one in Highland Park went down this evening.
Calls first starting coming in to the Havre Police Department about electricity troubles just after 5 p.m. this evening. A Northwestern Energy spokesperson said power should have been restored to everyone in town by 6:40 p.m.
Several local businesses - including Pizza Hut, Gary and Leo's and Wells Fargo - experienced electrical problems and evacuated customers.
The police dep...