SANDY, Utah – About 2,000 were without power in Sandy after mechanical failure took down power lines near I-15 northbound and 9000 S. Wednesday.
Sandy Fire said a splice holding two power lines together failed and the live lines fell to the ground, sparking a few small grass fires at about 1 p.m.
Rocky Mountain Power officials originally told Fox 13 a vehicle hit a power pole at the off-ramp took down power lines.
Sandy Fire said there was actually no car crash in the area at that time.
Rocky Mountain Power estimated power to be restored by 4:30 p.m.