OPPD provides mutual aid to Kansas City

OPPD sent crews to Kansas City to help Kansas City Power and Light Company after a Jan. 12 snowstorm caused outages for more than 180,000 customers. OPPD sent four 3-person crews, two mechanics and a supervisor to assist in the effort.

OPPD has sent crews for mutual aid efforts numerous times in the past as well as been the recipient of such assistance after large-scale storms.

The photos below were provided by the OPPD crews documenting their work in Kansas City.

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OPPD line tech Seth Harrell, shown on the pole, was one of the crew members who went to Kansas City.

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The Kansas City area was hit hard by heavy, wet snow that caused thousands of customers there to lose power in mid-January.


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An OPPD crew member is shown working in the Kansas City area following the mid-January snowstorm that caused a lot of damage in that area .

Jason Kuiper

About Jason Kuiper

Jason Kuiper joined OPPD as a communications specialist in 2015. He formerly worked as a staff writer and reporter at the Omaha World-Herald.