Multiple Vehicle Accidents Over Weekend Cause Outages

A vehicle struck an electric cabinet
A damaged electric cabinet.

Bullhead City, AZ – On Saturday, March 11, at 12:52 a.m. a vehicle struck the guy wire which assists with holding the electric pole, causing an outage that affected 41 Mohave Electric Cooperative members. The outage occurred in the Fort Mohave area. Crews made the repairs and restored power to all members by 3:29 a.m.

Additionally, on Sunday, March 12, at 1:14 a.m. a vehicle struck an electric cabinet and caused an outage that affected 354 Mohave Electric Cooperative members in northern Bullhead City. Crews responded and made the repairs necessary to restore power to all members by 3:49 a.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 (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. You can also track outages on our website's Outage Center page.

Founded in 1946, Mohave Electric Cooperative is a not-for-profit utility providing reliable, costeffective power to 36,700 members, 43,500 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.