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Power Restored After 3,900 Outages In Norwalk

Connecticut Light & Power reported 3,900 Norwalk customers were without electricity Wednesday morning.
Connecticut Light & Power reported 3,900 Norwalk customers were without electricity Wednesday morning. Photo Credit: Flickr user Gus Thomson

Updated at 1:05 p.m. to reflect the cause of the power outage.

NORWALK, Conn. – A power outage Wednesday morning affected about 3,900 Connecticut Light & Power customers in Norwalk as of 10:55 a.m., the utility reported.

By 11:35 a.m., power had been stored to all but one customer, according to CL&P.

An equipment issue at one of Norwalk's substations caused the outage, according to CL&P spokesman Mitch Gross. Power was out for about an hour and 45 minutes, and the number of affected homes and businesses represented 13 percent of CL&P’s customers in the city.

The outage reportedly affected railroad crossings in the city.

Unlike other parts of the state, Norwalk escaped widespread outages during last week's blizzard.

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