Central P.E.I. suffers brief power outage

Central P.E.I. suffers brief power outage

The power went out for about 1,600 Maritime Electric customers east of Charlottetown early Tuesday afternoon.

A crew was dispatched and was quickly able to fix the problem, which Maritime Electric said was caused by wildlife on the lines. Power was restored a little before 2 p.m.

The outage affected an area along the east bank of Hillsborough River.

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