Duquesne Light said they had more than 1,300 customers without power in Squirrel Hill.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Duquesne Light is reporting a large power outage that left more than 1,000 customers, including Pittsburgh Allderdice High School, in the city’s Squirrel Hill neighborhood without electricity.

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As a result, Pittsburgh Public Schools say they dismissing Allderdice students early.

School officials say students who walk and ride Port Authority buses were allowed to leave first.

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Students who ride school buses and school vans were dismissed at noon.

At its height, Duquesne Light said they had more than 1,300 customers without power in Squirrel Hill.

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