BREAKING: 2,100 Concord-area Unitil customers lose power due to bird
More than 2,000 Unitil customers in Concord lost power this afternoon.
“The outage began approximately 1:15 p.m., impacting approximately 2,100 customers in the eastern part of the city,” said Unitil spokesman Alec O’Meara.
O’Meara in a later email said the outage was caused by a bird that made contact with the power lines, causing a short and opening a fuse.
As of 2:40 p.m., Unitil’s outage map showed 2,126 customers without power in the Concord area, including 2,067 in the city. Unitil announced on Twitter around 3:50 p.m. that power had been restored to all customers.
(Ben Leubsdorf can be reached at 369-3307 or firstname.lastname@example.org or on Twitter @BenLeubsdorf.)