UPDATED: Power Restored in Georgetown/Millsboro Area after Crash

Mar 03, 2013 -- 7:52am

UPDATED - 10am - Power has been restored to nearly everyone in the Georgetown, Millsboro and Seaford areas.  Power was interrupted after a crash just before 6:30 this morning.  Customers of both Delmarva Power and Delaware Electric Cooperative lost power.  Co-op officials say a transmission line was knocked out - which resulted in the loss of power at three Co-op substations. 

==================================================

UPDATED 8:45am - All customers of the Delaware Electric Cooperative have had power restored.  Delmarva Power crews are still working to restore power to everyone affected in the Georgetown area

===================================================

The Delaware Electric Cooperative is reporting that a vehicle crash knocked out power in the Georgetown area.   A Delmarva Power transmission line was affected - resulting in a loss of power at three Co-op substations.  Co-op crews are redirecting power to homes without power.

According to the Co-op's website, they're aiming for 8am to restore power.  Delmarva Power's website is showing over 3300 people without power and a restoration time of 8 to 10am. 

There are outages throughout the Georgetown, Millsboro and Seaford area

Return to: WGMD Local News Blog

George Noory

12am-5am


Coming Up
Wall Street Journal This Weekend, 6:00 a.m. - 7:00 a.m.