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UPDATE: CL&P Outage Map Shows 42 Monroe Customers Are Out

Sunday night's thunderstorm hit the Hattertown Road area as it passes through town.

Update at 12:08 a.m.:

According to Mitch Gross of CL&P, a total of 8,500 Connecticut customers are without power. That includes 3,600 in New Britain, where a car crashed through a fence at a substation, damaging some equipment.

Monroe's outages are down to 42, according to the outage map.

 

Initial Report:

A resident in the Hattertown Road area told Monroe Patch on Facebook that his neighborhood lost power Sunday night as a thunderstorm moves through town. Connecticut Light & Power's Outage Map shows that a total of 45 Monroe customers lost power.

A total of 11,986 of CL&P's Connecticut customers lost power, according to the map. New Canaan and Greenwich have been hit the hardest with 4,752 customers losing power in Greenwich and 3,645 in New Canaan.

QWERTY August 06, 2012 at 04:09 PM
A "fence" protects a substation? Even Stop N' Shop knows to put jersey barriers in front of the propane tanks outside their stores!

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