Power outage news worldwide, before 2021 (Page 97)

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A squirrel got into a transmission line which overloaded an underground line. That caused a feeder station to go out and power cut to many customers in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. The squirrel did not survive.

Squirrel Causes Power Outage In Bartlesville

Public Service of Oklahoma reports a problem with a squirrel caused power outages in some parts of Bartlesville Sunday morning.
A girl fell asleep behind the wheel, her vehicle left the road and hit a utility pole, and resulted in a large power outage for the town. Greece, USA.

Power outage after car crashes into utility pole

A car crash on Long Pond Road resulted in a large power outage in Greece early Sunday morning....
A 24-year-old was arrested for impaired driving after he run into an utility pole, broke it and caused power outage in surrounding area.

Suspected impaired driver slams into pole, causes power outage in Dartmouth

When officers arrived on scene, the pole was badly damaged and on fire.
The extreme heat from a downed line melted asphalt, ignited a car and broke a water line. New Jersey. (VIDEO)

Strong winds knock down power lines, power outage in Hoboken

More than two thousand customers are without power in Hoboken Saturday night.
Another huge power cut in Berkeley - nearly 4,500 customers. They didn't tell the reason.

Thousands in Berkeley, Oakland hit by power outage

More than 4,000 PG&E customers in Berkeley and North Oakland were without power Friday night. Nearly 4,500 customers lost power at 9:46 p.m., according to PG&E's outage map. The cause as of 9:53 p.m....
Downed trees almost always cause power outageS.

Downed trees cause small power outage near Cocalico; few outages remain across region

An estimated 13 customers were affected in or near Cocalico in Lancaster County, due to tree limbs on wires, PPL's online outage center reported.
Power cut during HFPA fundraiser.

Cannes: Nikki Beach Suffers Power Outage During HFPA Fundraiser

"They have so many parties, it is unusual."
Several power outages in Jefferson Parish, LA area caused by a piece of equipment failed at a substation. 7,000 customers affected.

Entergy restores power for 7,000 residents in Jefferson Parish

The outages occurred Saturday afternoon.
The cause of Seattle power outage is equipment failure.

UPDATE: 108-home West Seattle power outage over in Arroyos after 24 hours

2:04 PM: Just checked after a tip, and the Seattle City Light outage map confirms 108 customers (homes) are without electricity in The Arroyos (and part of south Arbor Heights), as of about 20 minutes...
Hydro outage because of a backup generator failure that supposed to power the city during power outages. Canada.

Power knocked out on B.C.'s North Coast after transmission circuit failure

BC Hydro says crews are responding to a major transmission outage that's left all of Prince Rupert and Port Edward without power.