Power outage affects part of Parker town

4:57pm– A power outage is affecting parts of the town of Parker. KLPZ radio is off the air.

5:50pm– An APS representative says the outage was caused by the failure of a switch bringing power from the Havasu area. Power restored.

UPDATE: APS says they believe the outage was caused by a lightning strike. Thanks to John Croteau for the information.