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UPDATED: Power Outage Affected 20% Of Cumberland

April 16th, 2016 by WCBC Radio

8:30 PM UPDATE:  Power has been restored to nearly all of those affected.  Two dozen remained without power as of the noted time.  The cause of the outage was a transformer fire.

INITIAL REPORT:  Potomac Edison crews are working on a power outage that has over 3500 customers in Cumberland without electric.

Preliminary estimates have restoration by 11:30 PM.  

The play at Allegany High School has been postponed as a result.  An additional performance has been added for Sunday evening at 7 PM, and tickets for tonight will be honored then.

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