Lake County: Power restored to nearly 5,000

2:33 PM, Jan 3, 2013   |    comments
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WILLOUGHBY -- FirstEnergy spokesman Mark Durbin tells Channel 3 that power was restored by 3:10 pm.

The problem was with a transformer in a substation.

Most of those affected were in Willoughby.

The outage began about 1:45 when a transformer caught fire in Eastlake near the substation that feeds power to Willoughby.

There was extensive damage to the transformer.

FirstEnergy outage map


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