Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Power Outage at College of the Redwoods

Posted By on Wed, Aug 28, 2013 at 12:11 PM

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Update: The power went back on 1:45 p.m. Classes from 2 p.m. and later will continue as scheduled. 

Original post:
Class is cancelled from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the main campus of College of the Redwoods today, due to an electrical problem that occurred this morning. Power went out in several buildings, and order to correct the problem, power will have to be turned off throughout the campus. 

From the CR Facebook page:

Power is out in several buildings at College of the Redwoods Eureka main campus. A electrical problem occurred at approximately 7:15 a.m. Wednesday, August 28.

CR personnel are working to correct the issue. This will require that CR turn off electrical power to the entire Eureka campus between 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. College officials expect that power will be restored to the campus by 2 p.m.. All classes held between 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. have been cancelled.

Classes scheduled between 10 am and noon today in the new Humanities and Science buildings, as well as the Child Development Center have been cancelled. Parents have been informed that they need to pick up their children from the Child Development Center.

All classes being held between 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. in all other buildings still with power are still being held.

The website is also down so online classes will not be available during this time.

The college will issue an update on the power staus at 2 p.m. via the CR Facebook page and students’ email.

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