Fernley, NV (KRNV & MyNews4.com) -- A power outage in Fernley affects residents this afternoon.
The power outage is along Ricky Lane, and is due to a fallen wire. It initially left 520 NV Energy customers without electricity, but there are now only 23 homes left to be restored. A NV Energy crew is out trying to fix the problem. Officials say the closer you are to the fallen wire, the longer you will have to wait for your electricity to be restored.
NV Energy claims wind gusts are what caused the wire to fall.