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80,000 customers were knocked out before crews started re-routing power to substations in Morris and Sussex counties.
Numerous Villagers were without power after a problem at SECO Energy’s Lake Ella station.
Power outages left thousands of Villagers sweltering in the heat on Wednesday afternoon. Did you lose power? Share your story with us at [email protected]
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John Andrew Henderson, 40, was arrested by troopers for DUI manslaughter, DUI serious injury and DUI property damage.
As of 5:30 p.m., PPL says about 1,800 customers in Carlisle are still without power after an outage a little before 5 p.m. Tuesday.
A power outage was creating a big mess Thursday morning at the U.S. Hwy. 27/441 construction zone in Lady Lake.
Failure of underground cable at SECO substation sparks outrage after outage in The Villages - Villages-News.com
The failure of an underground cable at a SECO Energy substation sparked outrage after an early morning outage darkened The Villages.
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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.