Friday, October 27, 2017

Electrical problem near Weis Markets causes power interruptions for some in Columbia

Some in the borough may have noticed a power interruption around 2 - 3 a.m. today.  A PPL spokesperson told Columbia Spy that this stemmed from a problem near Weis Markets in West Hempfield (1786J Columbia Avenue), and crews were still on scene as of 6:30 this morning. Other interruptions are possible until the work is completed. 

PPL UPDATE (Friday morning, 10/27/17):
According to the outage report for your account, there were 2412 customers who experienced the same outage due to a tripped distribution breaker. There are a multitude of reasons that a distribution breaker can trip, including weather-related issues, trees, animals, etc. Unfortunately the specific cause of this tripped breaker was not noted on the report.


Anonymous said...

You must have missed the Halloween parade!

Joe Lintner said...