OKLAHOMA CITY – A power outage in northeast Oklahoma City is affecting a minimum-security prison and buildings with the Oklahoma Department of Corrections.
The power outage was reported in the area near N.E. 36th and N. Martin Luther King Ave.
The prison, a women’s facility, Kate Barnard Correctional Center, with a capacity of 250 inmates, has a large generator “to assist during events like the outage.”
Support staff at the administrative complex, which lost power around 1 p.m., were sent home.
OG&E crews are working to restore power.