About 500 Eversource customers were without power after a transformer was struck by lightning on Wednesday morning.
Eversource crews are working to repair issue. As of 11:45 a.m, Eversource said there were still 300 customers without power.
We still have ~300 customers out in Torrington. Crews are working and ETR is 2:30PM.— Eversource CT (@EversourceCT) August 10, 2016
Power was restored around noon. Repairs was expected to be completed around 2:30 p.m.
Police said East Main Street near Hillside Avenue is closed after the outages was reported around 10:30 a.m. There are wires on East Main Street, which could be closed for another hour.
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