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Oncor power outage in Melissa
By City of Melissa
May 7, 2024
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Melissa, Texas (May 7, 2024) -- Yesterday evening (May 6, 2024) at 11:23 p.m., Melissa's first responders were dispatched to a utility pole fire. The incident expanded to include multiple damaged transformers, resulting in power loss along Melissa’s Central 121 corridor.

Initial reports included 400+ customers affected by the outage, which was reduced to 107 by 12:30 a.m..

By 4:15 a.m., the number of affected customers was reduced to five. Power is expected to be restored to the remaining five customers by 8:30 a.m. today (May 7, 2024).

Thank you to our first responders for their dedicated service and our partners at Oncor for their quick response to this issue. If you have any questions about this incident, please contact bsaxton@cityofmelissa.com or Oncor at (888) 875-6279.