Power Restored for Odessa Residents After Brief Outage

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - A brief scare on Monday afternoon for a couple of coaches caught in an elevator at Ratliff Stadium when the power went out.

The coaches were getting ready for a track meet in Odessa when it happened, just before 3:30.

Fire and rescue responded and got the two coaches got out okay.

ONCOR Electric officials say the stadium was just one of 550 places without power thanks to some problems with some underground cables.

Wal-Mart and Sam's were also in the dark for a while.

We're told the power should be back on for all customers.