PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Several Pittsburgh neighborhoods were without power after a transformer fire.
On Twitter, Allegheny County says Highland Park, Morningside, Garfield, East Liberty, Stanton Heights, Lawrenceville and Bloomfield were all without power. The outage affected about 30 blocks.READ MORE: Law Involving Air Fresheners, Objects Hanging From Rearview Mirrors Heavily Debated Following Police Shooting Of Daunte Wright
Pittsburgh: Power outage/transformer fire with high tension lines down; power outage affecting Highland Park, Morningside, Garfield, East Liberty, Stanton Heights, Lawrenceville & Bloomfield areas.. Spanning approx 30 blocks. Unknown time of restoration.
— Allegheny County (@Allegheny_Co) July 6, 2020READ MORE: West Virginia Offers Remote Workers $12,000 And Other Perks To Move To State
Duquesne Light says it was dealing with 20 active power outages impacting more than 4,000 customers.
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Customers experiencing an outage should report it by calling 412-393-7100 or going to Duquesne Light’s website.