UMC, Metro Police run on backup power after outage - FOX5 Vegas - KVVU

UMC, Metro Police run on backup power after outage

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Equipment at a NV Energy substation is seen in this undated image. (File/FOX5) Equipment at a NV Energy substation is seen in this undated image. (File/FOX5)
LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department and the University Medical Center experienced a power outage Tuesday afternoon and had to run on backup power, according to their spokespersons.

NV Energy reported at least 15 outages in the area affecting at least 4,078 customers due to equipment damage. Power was estimated to be restored by 6:00 p.m. Tuesday.

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