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Power restored to most in Erie County

The outage is also caused a two-hour delay for Alden Central Schools.
Credit: WGRZ

ALDEN, N.Y. — On Tuesday morning there were times when nearly 5,000 residents of Erie County didn't have power, according to NYSEG. 

All of the outages from Tuesday morning have been restored, however. Early Tuesday there were almost 5,000 people without power in Alden, Clarence, Lancaster and Marilla. 

The outage ed to Alden Central Schools delaying classes for two hours Tuesday morning. St. John the Baptist School Alden has been closed for the day because of the outages. 

Traffic Tracker 2's Dave Cash reports that the outage was caused by a transformer that blew on Crittenden Road.

Posted by Alden Central School District on Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Later on Tuesday morning, 1,453  customers were without power. NYSEG reports that those customers were in the area of West Seneca and Orchard Park.

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