Power outage affects 1,485 in Bangor, Brownville

Posted Oct. 07, 2013, at 7:08 p.m.
Last modified Oct. 07, 2013, at 7:50 p.m.

BANGOR, Maine — A Bangor Hydro Electric Co. crew is is working to determine the cause of a power outage affecting approximately 1,485 customers.

The likely cause is the high wind and driving rain. The company has brought additional crews on for the night in anticipation of any outages due to the inclement weather.

Customers in Bangor and in Brownville are affected and 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.