UPDATE: Power Restored to Milford Residents After Afternoon Outage

A screen shot of United Illuminating's outage map about noon on Friday.
A screen shot of United Illuminating's outage map about noon on Friday.

Update at 2:20 p.m.

After a noontime outage left close to 10 percent of the city without electricity, United Illuminating is now reporting that the issue that led to the large lose of power has been resolved.

Currently, only two customers in Milford are reporting they are without power. And both those are separate incidents.

Update at 1 p.m.

More than half of those that found themselves without power in Milford shortly before noon today are now back online.

UI is now reporting that 637 customers remain without electricity, which is about 2.3 percent of the city. The number had been as high as almost 10 percent an hour ago. 

UI is still estimating that the situation will be resolved and all customers fully back online by around 3 p.m. this afternoon.

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Thursday's winter storm may finally be over, but it appears that it is still having an impact. 

United Illuminating is reporting that 2,655 of its customers in Milford — or about 9 percent of the city — are now without power.

According to the utility company's outage map report, the incident occurred at 11:51 a.m. 

A crew is on its way to the scene of the line interruption, which is located within the Mills Avenue and Chester Street area.

UI officials are estimating power should be fully restored by 3 p.m. this afternoon.

At this time, there is one other minor outage in Milford. For that incident, one customer has reported they are currently without electricity.


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