Wapello Elementary closed; power restored

POSTED: 10:36 AM MST Jan 30, 2013    UPDATED: 10:03 AM MST Jan 02, 2013 
Power Outage
BLACKFOOT, Idaho -

Kids at Wapello Elementary School are getting an extended vacation after school was canceled Wednesday due to a power outage.

According to Idaho Power, 852 people were without power as of 7:25 a.m.  Power was restored to that area of Blackfoot around 9 a.m.

Idaho Power Company said the cause of the outage was a downed wire.