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Thousands Lose Power In Bridgeport, Stratford

The United Illuminating outage map.
The United Illuminating outage map. Photo Credit: United Illuminating

Hundreds of Fairfield County residents woke up on Tuesday morning to find that the power had gone out overnight.

Outages were reported in the area between 6 a.m. and 7 a.m. - namely in Bridgeport, Stratford and New Haven - impacting more than 2,000 United Illuminating customers.

As of 8:30 a.m., 471 Bridgeport residents remained without power - after more than 500 were in the dark earlier - and nearly a dozen Stratford residents were still waiting for restoration, down from nearly 2,000 at its peak.

No cause was provided for the outages. Complete power restoration is scheduled to between 9 a.m. and 9:30 a.m.

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