Winds knock out power to more than 1,000 Bangor Hydro customers

Posted Jan. 10, 2013, at 2 p.m.

At about 1:35 p.m., Bangor Hydro Electric Co. announced that it was working to restore more than 1,000 power outages that were caused by high winds.

According to the release, 665 outages were reported in Hancock County, 344 were reported in Northern Penobscot and Piscatiquis counties, and one was reported in Washington County.

Most of the outages have been short-lived, the company said. and crews are expected to finish restoring power by late afternoon.

To report a power outage to Bangor Hydro, call 1-800-440-1111, or go to