Brief outage for about 600 Eversource customers in Manchester, Londonderry

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Outages topped out at about 188, according to Eversource.
Outages topped out at about 188, according to Eversource.

MANCHESTER, NH – Several hundred Eversource Energy customers in Manchester and Londonderry experienced a power outage Thursday afternoon due to an equipment failure on a utility pole in Londonderry at about 1:15 p.m.

The equipment failure initially caused 615 customers in Londonderry near the Manchester border, and in Manchester near Huse Road, to experience a power “flicker,” according to Eversource spokesman Martin Murray.

However, a total of 188 customers lost power until about 1:55 p.m. when power was restored to all but 57 customers. The remaining customers had power restored about 3:15 p.m. when crews completed work replacing the failed equipment.


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Journalist and editor of ManchesterInkLink.com, a hyperlocal news and information site for Manchester, NH.

  • The Corpsmanator

    We had one on the west side this weekend.