PSO restores power for west Tulsa residents after stolen ground wire caused outages

TULSA, Okla. — UPDATE (07/21; 8:54 p.m.) — PSO confirmed the ground wire on their substation was stolen, and this led to power outages in west Tulsa.

PSO explained that power has been restored to all impacted customers in this area.

According to the Public Service Company of Oklahoma [PSO] website about 1,471 customers are without electricity as of 5:30 p.m.

“We have been able to restore service to most of the people who were initially out by shifting a mobile substation. The cause of the outage is under investigation,” said Wayne Greene of PSO.

As of 6:15 p.m., there are only 661 customers without power.

PSO crews are working on getting electricity fully restored.