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Current Outage Alert

Date: August 15, 2018
Time: 7:36 A.M.


Customers, Media and Emergency Management Agencies  
Contact: Customer Contact Center
Phone Number: (207) 973-2000
Description of Event: Wildlife Contact inside Substation
Estimated Number of Meters Affected: 3397
Aroostook: 1
Hancock: 0

Northern Penobscot/Piscataquis County:

Penobscot: 3396



Restoration Details:

Crews from Emera Maine have been dispatched and are working to safely restore service to more than 3300 customers in Brewer and Holden due to wildlife contact inside a substation. For updated information about estimated restoration times, please visit our Live Outage & Restoration Map.Crews will work to safely restore service as quickly as possible. For updated information about estimated restoration times, please visit our Live Outage & Restoration Map

Other Related Information:

If you see a downed power line, stay away. Call 911 and Emera Maine. Never touch or attempt to move a downed line.
Motorists are urged to slow down or move over and change lanes, when possible, if approaching utility crews working on roadways.

Customers may report outages via our website or by calling our Customer Contact Center at (207) 973-2000 or 1-855-EMERA11 (1-855-363-7211).You may also follow us on Twitter at @emerame.

Estimated Time of Service Restoration:


Estimated Time of Next Emera Maine Update:

None planned

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