GOODYEAR, Ariz. (KSAZ) - Power has been restored since 10 P.M. Saturday night for the thousands of Goodyear residents affected by a large power outage.
Friday night's monsoon left nearly 3,000 Goodyear residents without power after lightning hit an APS transformer in Estrella Mountain Ranch.
The power outage is expected to last until midnight Saturday night, according to APS.
APS officials say customers affected will be reimbursed for up to 40 pounds of wet ice and 20 pounds of dry ice.
We'll reimburse customers impacted by outages from last night's storm for up to 40 lbs wet ice (20 lbs dry ice). Send receipts + name/address to System Outage Communications, PO Box 53999 Sta. 3255, Phoenix, AZ 85072-3999. https://t.co/42Ikw5hxc7— APS (@apsFYI) August 11, 2018
Goodyear Fire says Estrella Foothills High School is open as a cooling center for those without power.
An ice distribution/cooling station will open later this AM at Estrella Foothills High School, 13033 S. Estrella Parkway, #Goodyear 85338. We know it's hot out there and ask for your patience as crews work to restore service. Please stay hydrated, check on neighbors. Be safe!— APS (@apsFYI) August 11, 2018