Hundreds in Windsor Locks without power from pole down - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Hundreds in Windsor Locks without power from pole down

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A screenshot of the Eversource outage map highlighting the Windsor Locks outages. (Eversource) A screenshot of the Eversource outage map highlighting the Windsor Locks outages. (Eversource)
WINDSOR LOCKS, CT (WFSB) -

Hundreds of customers in Windsor Locks are without power on Friday evening as crews respond to a fallen tree with power lines down.

According to Eversource, 833 customers are without power as of 9:15 p.m. on Friday evening.

The Windsor Locks Fire Department said the cause of the outage is because of a tree the fell and tore down wires on South Center Street, between Montemerlo Avenue to Garry Road.

The Fire Department is urging residents to avoid the area as a transformer came down and is on fire in the street.

Crews are working to restore power and reopen the road.

This story is developing. Stay with Eyewitness News for updates.

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