UPDATE: Idaho Power reports that power was restored to the Pocatello area right around 1:45 Tuesday afternoon. In a Facebook post the company blamed the outage on a bird that got in to the lines.
Idaho power is responded to a large power outage in the Pocatello area. According to a recording just after 1:00 p.m. Tuesday afternoon, the outage is impacted around 2500 customers.
Areas impacted included east of the Portneuf River to South 2nd, Wyeth south to Kurtwood, Mattwood to Sue Rds, north and west of Hayden, Grant to Rosewood, the entire West Bench, Benton and 7th west.
Idaho Power says customers who don't have power returned within two hours contact them at 208-388-2323 or 800-488-6151.