Power Back On In Pine County

By KBJR News 1

Power Back On In Pine County

January 21, 2011 Updated Jan 21, 2011 at 12:14 PM CDT

Pine County, MN (Northland's NewsCenter) - A power outage in Pine County forced the necessity of emergency shelters, as many were left without heat on the coldest day of the winter.

Firefighters were going to door checking on the elderly, and shuttling them to shelters.

The outage happened around 5:30 or before. A break in the main powerline was the cause of the outage.

People can call 320-838-3434 for questions.