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Philipsburg and Drummond to Experience Late Night Power Outages

Nov 18, 2015

Butte, Mont. – Nov. 18, 2015 – NorthWestern Energy announced today that it has scheduled two power outages that will last approximately one-hour each for the towns of Philipsburg and Drummond.

The first approximate 1-hour-long power outage will affect the entire town of Philipsburg beginning at 11 p.m. on Monday, November 23.

The second approximate 1-hour-long power outage will affect the entire town of Drummond beginning at 11 p.m. on Tuesday, November 24.

These outages will allow company line crews to make repairs safely at local substations in Philipsburg and Drummond. The crews will replace equipment needed to deliver reliable service to area customers and to avoid longer outages in the future. 

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

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