High winds cause thousands to be without power in the County

Versant Power is currently working to resolve a power outage affecting much of northern...
Versant Power is currently working to resolve a power outage affecting much of northern Aroostook, with estimated restoration early this evening.(WAGM)
Published: Nov. 7, 2022 at 1:02 PM EST
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AROOSTOOK COUNTY, Maine (WAGM) - High winds are being blamed for more than 3000 power outages in the County. According to Versant Power, 3,426 households have lost power, with 3,423 of those households in Aroostook County and three in Penobscot County. Line workers from Versant Power are working to restore power. Affected areas include Madawaska, Eagle Lake, Grand Isle, St. David, Caribou and surrounding communities. Customers are urged to stay clear of downed lines or trees in contact with them. Workers will continue to work on the lines until power is fully restored. For updates on estimated time of restoration, you can visit the Versant Live Outage Map at https://kubra.io/stormcenter/views/05bfafbb-0ad1-4ff1-8287-d32fd1ed7fce.