Power outages hit Erie County

HAMBURG, NY - A line down in Hamburg left thousands of customers without power Sunday afternoon.

According to NYSEG, 4,730 customers were without power in Erie County, as of 1:30 p.m. Sunday. More than 6,000 customers were without power earlier Sunday, including Orchard Park, Hamburg and West Seneca.

The wide-spread outage in Hamburg was because a primary line was down on Cherry Place, according to the Town of Hamburg Emergency Services' Facebook page.

In the Town of Clarence, 905 customers are currently without power after a transformer exploded, according to Clarence Police.


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