AMU workers on Derecho: 'It looked like a war zone'

ALGONA—When crews from Algona Municipal Utilities rolled into Ames and Ogden, there was no question – they had their work cut out for them to help the communities get back up and running after a devastating derecho storm socked the area.

“We arrived in Ogden coming from the west and the south. It looked like a war zone,” said Rod Vitzthum, AMU electric line superintendent. “Many trees were down, power lines and poles broke off.”


Get the full story in the Sept. 3 Kossuth County Advance.

Kossuth County Advance

14 E. Nebraska St.

Algona, IA 50511  

Phone: (515) 295-3535

Fax: (515) 295-7217

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