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Transformer Failure Causes Power Outage in Yorktown

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Many of the power outages were in the area of Curry Street. Credits: ConEd.com
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The power outages are the result of a transformer failure at the intersection of Route 6/Curry Street/East Main Street, according to police. Credits: Google Maps
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Update, 10:37 p.m.: Power has been restored to all Con Ed customers. The original story is below.

YORKTOWN, N.Y. - Hundreds are without power Tuesday evening as the result of a transformer failure in the area of the Route 6/East Main Street/Curry Street intersection, according to Police Chief Robert Noble.

The number of outages is fluctuating, but was listed as high as 688 on Con Edison's website. As of 5:30 p.m., the number of outages has dropped to 348. Con Ed gives an estimated restoration time of 8 p.m. for those customers.

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According to Noble, Con Ed is working at the scene of the transformer failure to restore power. Traffic lights are out Route 6/Curry Street and Route 6/Hill Boulevard intersections, he said.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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