Power outage affects 1,400 in Bangor, Orono

Posted Oct. 02, 2013, at 5:25 p.m.

BANGOR, Maine — A Bangor Hydro Electric Co. crew is working to determine the cause of a power outage affecting approximately 1,400 customers, the utility announced just before 5 p.m. Wednesday.

Customers on Griffin Road, Essex Street, Broadway and surrounding streets are affected as well as customers on outer Essex St. in Orono and nearby streets. People are reminded to stay clear of any fallen power lines or trees touching them.

Customers may report outages or ask questions by calling 800-440-1111.