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Vehicle Strikes Power Pole on 17th Street in Baker City Causing Power Outage


Baker City, Ore – Update: The scene of the crash has been isolated and power has been restored to the majority of affected members. OTEC asks that the public avoid the area of 17th St. near Pocahontas Road as emergency and OTEC crews remain on scene.

Previously Reported:

At 10:40 a.m. power outages in the west Baker City area were reported affecting approximately 600 members. A vehicle struck a pole on 17th Street south of Hughes Lane. Crews have been dispatched to the area to begin restoration procedures.

We apologize for this inconvenience and appreciate your patience.  

Always think safety first and stay away from downed power lines. To report an outage or the cause of any outage call 1-866-430-4265.



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