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Fairfield Outage Planned for Early-Morning Hours of Thursday, July 16

Jul 15, 2015

Butte, Mont. – July 14, 2015 – NorthWestern Energy has planned a short outage that will affect customers in the Fairfield area early on June 16, 2015. The outage is scheduled from 5 a.m. to 6 a.m. Thursday.

The outage will allow crews to safely upgrade equipment at a Fairfield substation. About 1,278 customers in Fairfield and nearby areas will be out of power. The outage will allow workers to safely upgrade equipment in a substation. The upgrades are intended to improve service reliability in the area.

NorthWestern apologizes for any inconvenience the planned outage may cause. For any questions or concerns, please call our Customer Contact Center at (888) 467-2669.

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