Equipment issue leaves thousands of UI customers in the dark - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Equipment issue leaves thousands of UI customers in the dark

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NEW HAVEN, CT (WFSB) -

An equipment issue was behind a power outage in New Haven that left thousands in the dark on Thursday morning.

United Illuminating confirmed the issue and said it happened around 5 a.m.

At its height, about 3,000 customers were without power.

As of 6:30 a.m., that number dropped to about 60.

UI said it is hoping to have power restored to all of the affected customers over the next couple of hours.

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