ONONDAGA, N.Y. (WSYR-TV)
UPDATE as of 9 a.m. Tuesday: National Grid has updated NewsChannel 9 with information regarding the outage. The company clarified that this was a planned outage and not caused by equipment failure. Outbound calls alerting the outage went out on July 3 and 8 to affected customers. However, a National Grid spokesperson says the notification calls go out to phone numbers associated with customer accounts which may not be up to date, and some people may not have received the calls. NewsChannel 9 received several calls to the newsroom after 5 a.m. asking about a power outage in their area. The outage was implemented to fix a transformer at a sub-station that was recently installed.
National Grid has crews assigned to areas south of Syracuse in Onondaga and Nedrow where more than 2,000 customers have lost power.
National Grid tells NewsChannel 9 the outage was caused by equipment failure at a sub-station.
The outage began at about 5 a.m. Tuesday.
According to National Grid, the estimated restoration time is 9 a.m.
To check the status on the company’s website, click here.