NAUGATUCK, Conn. (WTNH) — More than 5,000 Eversource customers in Naugatuck were without power on Tuesday night, but all of them have since gained it back.
According to Eversource, 40 percent of their customers in the town, or 5,788 people, did not have power around 6:00 p.m. Shortly before 7:00, only 10 percent of their customers were without power and shortly before 8:00 p.m., the power had been restored to everyone.
On Route 8 heading northbound, the exit 29 off ramp was closed because of a pole fire, according to Connecticut Department of Transportation.
There is no word if people lost power because of the pole fire.