Falling tree cuts off power to nearly 1,700 in Penobscot, Piscataquis counties

Courtesy of Emera Maine
Courtesy of Emera Maine
An Emera Maine truck in front of Graham Station in Veazie.
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The outages were reported just before 9 a.m. and restored before noon.
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Nearly 1,700 Emera Maine customers in central Penobscot and southern Piscataquis counties lost power midmorning Sunday.

Amanda Cummings, a spokeswoman for Emera Maine, said that a tree came down on a power line, leaving 1,690 without power.

The affected communities included Atkinson, Bradford, Charleston, Corinth, Garland, Hudson and Orneville Township.

The outages were reported just before 9 a.m. and restored before noon.

 



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