Thousands lose power in Lewiston

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LEWISTON — A late-morning problem at a substation on Mill Street in Lewiston caused about 3,000 customers — and at least a dozen streetlights — to lose power Saturday in the downtown area.

Power was restored after about two hours.

According to Central Maine Power’s website, no customers in Lewiston were without power as of 3 p.m.

 

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Central Maine Power workers examine the source of a problem in the Lewiston substation that led to nearly 3,000 electrical outages in the area Saturday morning. (Andree Kehn/Sun Journal)

Central Maine Power workers examine the source of a problem in the Lewiston substation that led to nearly 3,000 electrical outages in the area Saturday morning. (Andree Kehn/Sun Journal)

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