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Detour: Strong Winds Blow Down Tree, Wires In Norwalk; Roads Closed

East Avenue is closed Tuesday afternoon between Morgan and Westport Avenues in the vicinity of the Norwalk Green.
East Avenue is closed Tuesday afternoon between Morgan and Westport Avenues in the vicinity of the Norwalk Green. Photo Credit: Google Map

NORWALK, Conn. — A large power outage was reported Tuesday afternoon in Norwalk after strong winds blew down a large maple tree near the Norwalk Green, according to Eversource and The Hour.

Eversource confirmed a large outage of 509 customers — about 2 percent of the city — as of 2 p.m. Tuesday.

As of 2:20 p.m., the number of outages had been reduced to 188 customers, Eversource said.

East Avenue is closed between Westport Avenue/Route 1 and Morgan Avenue due to the downed tree, utility poles and wires, police said.

Policed urged motorists to avoid the area and seek a detour.

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