Power outage hits areas around Woody Creek, Aspen Village on Monday morning
Hundreds of homes in the Aspen area were without power for a brief time Monday morning because of a blown transformer, according to county officials.
As of 8:30 a.m., Holy Cross Energy’s outage map estimates all the homes homes in Aspen, Woody Creek and Aspen Village that were without power since just before 6:30 a.m. had their power back. At one point, the map listed more than 1,100 structures without power.
According to an alert sent from Pitkin County, crews were quickly en route and had power restored around 8 a.m.
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