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Rochester Power Outages Caused by Weather
Eight drivers were arrested for a variety of infractions including driving on a suspended license and drug charges.
80,000 customers were knocked out before crews started re-routing power to substations in Morris and Sussex counties.
The COVID-19 pandemic put a damper on many National Night Out events during the past two years, but departments will be back in full force this year.
A Kia Telluride driven by Ashanti Cox, 29, of Rochester went off School Street (Route 9) and struck two trees, according to Berwick Police.
Some of the homeowner's belongings were outside and voices were heard coming from the woods.
A required notice, sent to the city's water clients, informed them of a glitch in the system. Here are the details.
The fire was in a barn used for storage of fair-related items.
Nearly 40 million people remain under weather watches and warnings in the Northeast, down from 85 million Friday morning, as a winter storm makes its way eastward.
The winter storm is over and the snow cleanup has begun in Seacoast New Hampshire and southern Maine.
Since the beginning of the storm, crews have restored power to more than 129,000 customers and will continue working around the clock until all are.
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Power Outage FAQs
What is Power Outage?
Power outage (also called a power cut, a power blackout, power failure or a blackout) is a short-term or a long-term loss of the electric power to a particular area.
What Causes Power Outages?
- Severe weather (high winds, lightning, winter storms, heat waves, rain or flooding can cause damage to power lines or equipment);
- Other damage to electric transmission lines (vehicle accidents, trees, and animals can cause damage to power lines or equipment);
- Repairing, maintenance or upgrades on power lines and equipment.
What are the Top Outage Safety Tips?
- Stay away from the downed power lines, park vehicles in protected areas;
- Unplug appliances and electronics, limit cell phone use to conserve battery life;
- Use portable generators outdoors only, well away from open windows and doors;
- Pack perishable foods into a cooler, keep refrigerator and freezer doors shut as much as possible.
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