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More than 3,000 in Middletown area without power

Posted 10/26/13

A problem with the substation caused more than 3,000 Met-Ed customers in the Middletown area to lose power Saturday morning. 

Karen Baxter, a spokesman for Met-Ed, said the specific cause remains unknown, but crews are on scene making …

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More than 3,000 in Middletown area without power

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A problem with the substation caused more than 3,000 Met-Ed customers in the Middletown area to lose power Saturday morning. 

Karen Baxter, a spokesman for Met-Ed, said the specific cause remains unknown, but crews are on scene making repairs.

"We're restoring customers on an as we go basis," Baxter said. "All power should be restored by 1 p.m."

Approximately 3,461 customers (units) are affected by the power outage, including 2,263 out of a total of 2,795 customers served in Londonderry Twp.

Initially, Met-Ed anticipated power would be restored by 11 a.m., and estimated power restoration by 12:30 p.m. They have since determined power should be restored by 1 p.m.

Here is a breakdown of the outages by municipality:
Londonderry Twp: 2,263 without power out of a total of 2,795
Lower Swatara Twp: 64 without power out of a total of 109
Middletown Borough: 12 without power out of a total of 45
Conewago Twp: 1,120 without power out of a total of 1,344
Derry and East Hanover townships have less than five units without power.

To view the map of outages, click here.

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