BRANFORD, Conn. (WTNH)– Thousands of people were without power Wednesday morning after an outage in Branford.
Eversource reports that 5,465 customers were experiencing a power outage in Branford around 7:30 a.m. However, a short time later, power was fully restored to the area.
Fire dispatch tells News 8 that the outage originated from one of the power stations on East Main Street. They added that it was caused by a large bird’s nest that was on some wires at the substation which resulted in a fire.
Eversource has not confirmed the official cause of the outage.