One-vehicle accident cuts power in Howland, LaGrange areas

Posted Aug. 22, 2012, at 11:48 a.m.

HOWLAND, Maine — Bangor Hydro customers in Howland and LaGrange are without power Wednesday after an early-morning car accident brought down power lines.

Bangor Hydro Spokeswoman Susan Faloon said crews are on scene attempting to turn power back on. Power is expected to be restored within the next four hours.

Customers in the area are reminded to stay clear of fallen lines, poles or trees touching them.