Eversource working to restore power in Avon, Farmington, UConn Health campus

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(WTNH) — Crews at Eversource are working to resolve a large power outage in several towns within Hartford County, according to Farmington Police.

Eversource indicates that thousands of customers are awaiting power restoration in Avon, Farmington, New Britain and West Hartford.

According to Eversource, over 2,000 Avon customers and over 4,000 Farmington customers did not have power early Thursday.

According to Eversource, as of 3:30 p.m., only 135 power outages were still unresolved in Avon, 134 in Farmington, and 476 in New Britain.

UConn Health’s campus in Farmington has been impacted by the power outage, as well. The campus has cancelled all dental classes for the afternoon and evening, but are expected to resume tomorrow. The campus also cancelled appointments in Outpatient Pavilion, MSI and Main Hospital Clinics.

The cause of the power outage has not been confirmed.

Drivers are asked to use caution at intersections with no power.

News 8 will update this story as more information comes in.

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