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Campus wide power outage reported at Purdue

Purdue police say power is being restored after a campus wide outage Saturday evening

Posted: Mar 24, 2018 10:23 PM
Updated: Mar 24, 2018 10:39 PM

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — Purdue police say power is being restored after a campus wide outage Saturday evening.

The outage happened around 8:45 p.m.

According to Purdue spokesperson Brian Zink, the university lost a feed from a Duke Energy transmission line to campus. As a result, Purdue's Wade Power Plant and campus had a loss of power.

Duke and Purdue crews responded and had power restored to campus within an hour.

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