Power outage news worldwide, before 2021 (Page 120)

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A manhole fire sparked a power outage in downtown Newark. New Jersy, USA

Newark power outage affecting schools, hospital

A manhole fire sparked a localized power outage in downtown Newark, causing some classes at Rutgers-Newark and NJIT to be canceled Thursday.
When a power outage create an opportunity for business: "Cheesy Stuffed Burgers, a food truck stationed along Northwest 15th Street and Monroe, used a generator during the outage to sell to nearby residents who were without power around dinner tim..."

No accidents, injuries reported during power outage

Authorities say no accidents or injuries were reported during Tuesday’s power outage, which left nearly 11,000 Pacific Power customers without power for more than four hours before service was restored.
Hitting a power pole... This still one of the most popular reason of power outages. 17,000 without power this time.

Car crash leads to large power outage in Citrus Heights

Nearly 17,000 SMUD customers were without power for more than an hour in Citrus Heights Wednesday evening.
"the driver was suffering from a medical emergency when they lost control of their vehicle and ran into a utility pole".

Eastbound Lanes Closed On Rogers Avenue Near Creekmore Park Due To Wreck

FORT SMITH (KFSM) — Crews are on the scene working an accident that happened in front of Creekmore Park in Fort Smith Wednesday morning (April 13). Officers told 5NEWS they believe the driver…
A failure on a transmission line caused two distribution lines to fault. The outage affected about 2,500 people. Idaho, USA

Equipment failure causes Gooding power outage, one school closed

Area Gooding residents were without power Wednesday morning due to equipment failure.
Power outage cause by a failed switch. Austin, USA
Power outage is South Africa

Electricity interruption in Walmer and South End on Sunday

The Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality has announced that the Walmer and South End areas will be without power on Sunday, the 17th of April between 08:00 and 17:00, due to repairs, maintenance and commissioning...

Venezuela workers to take long weekends to prevent power outages

Venezuela has grappled with blackouts for years. VIDEO
Power outage in Manila's airport AGAIN! People are scared.

Though brief, power outage scares public at NAIA anew

A mere 11 days after the 5-hour power outage that hit NAIA Terminal 3 and sparked outrage, NAIA experienced another energy disruption Wednesday afternoon. However, social media user Iz Lacson, who first reported it, and authorities differed as to how long it actually lasted.
At its peak, that power outage affected 3,790 customers, mainly on the west side of Wausau, the town of Maine and the town of Rib Mountain, according to Wisconsin Public Service.

UPDATE: Power restored to 3,600 in Wausau, Rib Mountain

Power has been restored to thousands of people in Marathon County following an outage early Wednesday morning.