Bird Caused Outage to Over 600 MEC Members

BULLHEAD CITY, AZ – On Friday, January 7, at 11:04 a.m. a bird came into contact with powerlines and caused an outage that affected 629 Mohave Electric Cooperative members. The outage affected members north of Laughlin Ranch Boulevard following Highway 95 until just south of Bullhead Parkway. Crews were quickly dispatched and made the repairs necessary to restore power to all members by 12:38 p.m.

Outage restoration is important to Mohave Electric Cooperative and every effort is made to restore power as quickly and safely as possible. Please remember, there are many ways to report an outage. You can call our toll-free line at 1-844-632-2667, text “outage” to 55050 from a number linked to your MEC account or use our SmartHub application on your mobile device to report the outage. With proper notification setup through SmartHub, updates will come to you. Text notifications through our SmartHub application will come from 855-939-3789. You can also track outages on our website at our Outage Center.

Founded in 1946, Mohave Electric Cooperative is a not-for-profit utility providing reliable, cost-effective power to 36,700 members, 43,000 meters, with more than 1,555 miles of line spanning areas from Bullhead City to Topock on the west, Hualapai to Burro Creek to the south, and Nelson to the east.