For nearly two hours Tuesday night, more than 13,000 southeast valley NV Energy customers did not have power. An NV Energy spokeswoman said an accident near a substation at 5640 Stephanie St. triggered the temporary blackout.
An outage started just after 8 p.m. and rippled throughout the valley, stretching east of McCarran International Airport and out into the Lake Las Vegas community, according to the agency’s website.
Power was restored at 9:41 p.m., NV Energy spokeswoman Jennifer Schuricht said. Dispatch logs show Clark County Fire responded to a call at the substation site just before 9 p.m. A worker at the substation site said the trespasser was hurt and was airlifted from the scene.