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Current Outage Report


Date: Jan 13, 2017
Time: 10:13 AM                     

To:

Media and Emergency Management Agencies                       
Contact: Customer Contact Center          
Phone Number: (207) 973-2000
Description of Event: Outages due to high winds
Estimated Number of Meters Affected: 2235
Aroostook:                      97                   
Hancock:                      412                   

Northern Penobscot/Piscataquis County:

1078
Penobscot:                        648                   

Washington:

0

Restoration Details:

High winds and gusts are causing power outages in numerous areas across northern Maine today, with some lines down and tree limbs falling. Currently, more than 2000 customers are without power. Crews are busy working to restore service safely, and as quickly as possible.

Other Related Information:

The public is urged to slow down or move over and change lanes, when possible, if approaching utility crews working on roadways, to ensure everyone's safety.

Customers who use generators or alternate heating sources are reminded to ensure they are used in accordance with manufacturer's guidelines at all times.

Customers may report outages or ask questions by calling our Customer Contact Center at (207) 973-2000 or 1-855-EMERA11 (1-855-363-7211). You may also follow us on Twitter at @emerame

Estimated Time of Service Restoration:

12:30 p.m.for most outages.

Estimated Time of Next Emera Maine Update:

4 p.m. if services has not been restored.

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Emera Maine provides electric delivery service to two areas – the Bangor Hydro District and the Maine Public District.

  • The Bangor Hydro District includes Hancock, Piscataquis and Washington Counties and most of Penobscot County.
  • The Maine Public District serves Aroostook County and a small piece of Penobscot County.

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