MT. LEBANON (KDKA) — A number of Mt. Lebanon residents were without power for hours Sunday morning due to a failed transformer.
Power was out for close to 11 hours in the Cedarhurst area of Mt. Lebanon, near Bower Hill Road and Segar Road.READ MORE: Two Of The Three Victims Killed In The Biomat USA Plasma Center Car Crash Were Employees
According to Mt. Lebanon Police, they were made aware of the transformer failure, which was caused by an “animal incursion,” around 12:30 a.m. In a Facebook post, police say they were initially told power would be restored by 3 a.m., but the power outage continued late into the morning.READ MORE: Sunday's Severe Storms Leave Thousands Without Power And Cleaning Up
Duquesne Light began restoring power in the area around 11 a.m.Pittsburgh Police Searching For Missing 74-Year-Old Woman Janet McGregor
The Mt. Lebanon Fire Department set up a temporary warming center in the Mt. Lebanon Municipal Building late Sunday morning for residents affected by the outage.