Downed Tree Causes Power Outage; 140 People Affected

A downed tree caused headaches for folks between Jasper and Celestine last night as power was out for over an hour.

Officials with Dubois REC say a contractor was working on a power line along Celestine Road at around 6 pm last night when a tree fell on the line, causing the outage. 140 people in all were affected by the outage, which stretched from along Greener Road over.

Power was out for 90 minutes last night. Officials say 140 people in all were affected.