Power goes out for hundreds in Watertown

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Published: Oct. 7, 2022 at 7:21 AM EDT
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WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) - A few hundred customers in the Watertown area were without power Friday morning.

According to National Grid’s website by a little after 7 a.m., about 720 customers were without power in Watertown, with another 30 out in the town of Pamelia.

According to reports, the outage was caused by a sparking transformer on a utility pole at 22270 U.S. Route 11.

Power was restored by 8 a.m.