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US NewsThousands in Brooklyn still in dark as New York City deals with another power outage

15:50  22 july  2019
15:50  22 july  2019 Source:   usatoday.com

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Power restored after partial New York City blackout leaves thousands without electricity. Power went out early Saturday evening at much of Rockefeller Center Tourists from Italy try to find a way back to their hotel in Brooklyn after the subways shut down due to a power outage that left large parts of the

The New York City Fire Department said the cause was a transformer fire which started at West A subway station is in the dark during the outages . People reportedly used the flashlights on their Residential and commercial buildings are seen in darkness during the outages in New York City on

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Thousands were without power in parts of Brooklyn on Monday morning as New York dealt with another blackout and intense summer weather.

Con Edison said about half of the 33,000 customers in Brooklyn had power restored Monday morning. Scattered outages kept more than 50,000 customers in the dark throughout parts of the city and Westchester County late Sunday.

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo slammed electricity company Con Edison for blackouts in Brooklyn and Queens on Sunday night amid a heat wave. Deja vu: Power restored after partial New York City blackout leaves thousands without electricity. Much of the nation is also dealing with high heat.

More than a thousand inmates at a federal jail in Brooklyn are said to have had limited heat and power for at least this week, when the A spokeswoman for Herman Quay, the jail’s warden, said in an email that the building experienced a partial power outage on Saturday but denied that it had

Just after 5 a.m., the electric company said more than 30,000 customers had power restored and that the remaining 21,500 would have it back by Monday afternoon.

Thousands in Brooklyn still in dark as New York City deals with another power outage © Reuters

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo slammed the electric company and said he was deploying state police, generators and light towers to assist.

"We have been through this situation with Con Ed time and again, and they should have been better prepared – period," Cuomo said in a statement. "This was not a natural disaster; there is no excuse for what has happened in Brooklyn."

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Cuomo, who ordered an investigation into the blackout in Manhattan earlier in July, said he would widen the probe to include the Brooklyn outage.

Equipment failure caused a five-hour blackout in Manhattan on July 13 that affected 40 blocks from Times Square to Rockefeller Center, Con Edison has said.

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About 52,000 power outages were reported Sunday night in Brooklyn during a heat wave, which came one week after a massive power outage The company is in constant communication with the New York City Office of Emergency Management. He shared a video of a drive down a dark street

Nearly 50,000 New York City residents lost power on Sunday evening as the third day of an intense heat wave grips the city . The energy company said that roughly 33,000 customers in Brooklyn had their service cut in order to make repairs. Fox5 NY journalist Briella Tomassetti tweeted a photo from

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Thousands in Brooklyn still in dark as New York City deals with another power outage
Thousands in Brooklyn still in dark as New York City deals with another power outage
Thousands in Brooklyn still in dark as New York City deals with another power outage
Thousands in Brooklyn still in dark as New York City deals with another power outage
Thousands in Brooklyn still in dark as New York City deals with another power outage
Thousands in Brooklyn still in dark as New York City deals with another power outage
Thousands in Brooklyn still in dark as New York City deals with another power outage
Thousands in Brooklyn still in dark as New York City deals with another power outage
Thousands in Brooklyn still in dark as New York City deals with another power outage
Thousands in Brooklyn still in dark as New York City deals with another power outage
Thousands in Brooklyn still in dark as New York City deals with another power outage
Thousands in Brooklyn still in dark as New York City deals with another power outage
Thousands in Brooklyn still in dark as New York City deals with another power outage
Thousands in Brooklyn still in dark as New York City deals with another power outage
Thousands in Brooklyn still in dark as New York City deals with another power outage
Thousands in Brooklyn still in dark as New York City deals with another power outage
Thousands in Brooklyn still in dark as New York City deals with another power outage

Amid intense heat, the electric company took the more than 30,000 customers off power Sunday night for repairs to prevent a larger blackout, Mayor Bill de Blasio said.

"I just spoke to Con Ed's president about tonight's outages. Their system in parts of Brooklyn is under severe strain and some equipment has failed," he tweeted.

Emergency generators and air-conditioned buses were sent to adult care facilities as temperatures were above 90 degrees, de Blasio said.

Thunderstorms were forecast Monday morning.

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