Power restored to nearly 5,000 in northern Penobscot County

Posted Aug. 24, 2014, at 5:32 p.m.
Last modified Aug. 24, 2014, at 6:53 p.m.

BANGOR, Maine — Power to nearly 5,000 Emera Maine customers in northern Penobscot County was restored in about three hours Sunday afternoon, according to information posted on the company’s website.

The cause of an outage affecting customers in Millinocket, East Millinocket, Medway, Lincoln and Winn was not immediately available.

Power went out at about 3:35 p.m. It was restored by 6:30 p.m.