Electricity restored to 23,000 Fredericton-area N.B. Power customers

·1 min read
NB Power says it restored power thousands of customers left without electricity mid-morning on Friday. (Mike Heenan/CBC News file photo - image credit)
NB Power says it restored power thousands of customers left without electricity mid-morning on Friday. (Mike Heenan/CBC News file photo - image credit)

N.B. Power crews restored electricity to about 23,000 customers in the Fredericton area after an unplanned transmission outage Friday morning.

Customers started reporting the loss of power at about 10:15 a.m., said Dominique Couture, a spokesperson for N.B. Power.

In another email at 11:23 a.m., Couture said all customers had been restored, though N.B. Power's outage website showed 47 customers remained without power as of 11:35 a.m.

Couture said the cause of the outage is under investigation.

According to N.B. Power's online outage map, affected customers were in Fredericton, New Maryland, and other communities including Oromocto, Charters Settlement, Beaver Dam and Tracy.

Our goal is to create a safe and engaging place for users to connect over interests and passions. In order to improve our community experience, we are temporarily suspending article commenting