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Large power outage reported in western CT

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Outages as of 9:30 a.m. Outages as of 9:30 a.m.
NEW MILFORD, CT (WFSB) -

A large power outage was reported in western Connecticut Monday morning, according to Connecticut Light & Power.

According to officials, more than 14,000 utility customers were in the dark at the peak of the large outage.

As of 11 a.m. the outage number dropped to below 1,400.

Some of the locations affected by the outage included New Milford, Kent, Sherman, Warren, Washington, Roxbury, Bridgewater and New Fairfield.

Officials from CL&P told Channel 3 Eyewitness News that two substations in the area have been knocked offline, and crews are working to figure out what caused them to go down.

Currently, officials said, a restoration time is not being released until they can figure out what caused the substations to fail.

No other information was released.

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