2,800 lose power in Piscataquis, Penobscot counties

Posted Nov. 05, 2013, at 7:40 a.m.

BANGOR — About 2,800 Bangor Hydro customers lost power Tuesday morning, according to a release from the energy company.

Customers in towns including Enfield, Howland, Lowell, Passadumkeag and Greenbush lost power because of a problem at a substation, the release said.

The cause is under investigation, Bangor Hydro said, and crews are in the area working to restore service. According to Bangor Hydro’s website, restoration is expected by 8:30 a.m. Tuesday.

For more information, customers can call Customer Service at 947-2414, or look for live Information on Bangor Hydro’s outage and restoration map.