Norwich temporarily experiences ‘significant outage’ to power grid

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NORWICH, Conn. (WTNH) — The city of Norwich experienced a “significant outage” Tuesday afternoon.

Power was out for about 90 minutes; it was restored at around 1:20 p.m. Tuesday.

Norwich Public Utilities (NPU) is still working to figure out the cause of the outage and how many customers were impacted.

Norwich Free Academy posted on Twitter midday Tuesday, saying that dismissed early at 12:30 p.m. due to the outage.

“We understand that this is a frustrating situation for many of our customers. But please keep in mind that NPU is working as hard to restore power as soon and as quickly as we can,” NPU’s spokesperson added.

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