Trailer Comes Loose, Takes Out Power Pole

Bullhead City, AZ – On Wednesday, August 17 at 1:13 p.m., 899 Mohave Electric Cooperative (MEC) members in the Willow Valley area of Mohave Valley, lost power for approximately an hour after a utility trailer came loose from the vehicle towing it along Boundary Cone Road and crashed into a power pole tearing down the pole and three primary electrical lines.

Crews responded, isolated the damaged pole, and closed the circuit breaker restoring power to all members at 2:20 p.m. Crews then began working to replace the damaged power pole.

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. With proper notification setup through SmartHub®, updates will come to you. You can also track outages on our website.

Founded in 1946, Mohave Electric Cooperative is a not-for-profit utility providing reliable, cost-effective 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. Mohave Electric Cooperative is an equal opportunity provider and employer.