Power Is Still Out for Thousands

Power Is Still Out for Thousands

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(KSL News) Thousands of Utahns-- about 2,300-- are still without power this morning, four days after a powerful storm knocked the lights out.

But crews are working around the clock in the hopes that no residents will be left in the dark much longer.

Power company officials say they know people are frustrated, but that the repairs are very time intensive, and that crews are putting safety first.

Laramie Brothers/ Heber Resident: "We try to go as fast as you can, but really you can't rush things in this line of work. You rush something, somebody's going to get killed."

Crews are currently working 24 hours shifts with eight hour breaks. Workers have also been brought in from neighboring states to supplement local power workers.

Power should be restored to all homes by tomorrow. But, power officials say there is a possibility that Monday's expected snowstorm could bring more outages.

The CEO of PacificCorp is flying out this afternoon to respond to concerns in a press conference.

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