Red Deer College has been upgrading roofing, mechanical control systems, and lighting with $13 million in capital maintenance funding from the province. (Photo by Advocate staff)

Wednesday’s power outage in Red Deer under investigation

Some Red Deer residents experienced a power outage just before 1 p.m. on Wednesday.

The City of Red Deer confirmed the outage that started around 12:45 p.m. and impacted a large number of customers including those on Bremner Avenue to Taylor Drive from The Vat Pub southbound and included Red Deer Polytechnic, lasted for about an hour before crews were able to restore power.

The city said the cause is being investigated.