Power Restored to Majority of Homes in Region; Minimal Storm Damage Reported

| October 30, 2012

OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) – Superstorm Sandy caused several power outages that left thousands of local residents in the dark on Monday evening through Tuesday morning.

As of 8:53 a.m. Tuesday, First Energy is reporting 199 outages in Clarion County, 315 outages in Venango County, and 428 outages in Forest County.

Around 500 First Energy customers remain without power in the Brookville/Corsica/Summerville area.

Central Electric Cooperative is reporting power has been restored to all of its customers in Venango County and the surrounding areas.

The effects of Hurricane Sandy knocked this tree down in the back yard of Lamartine resident Renae Newbill.

The effects of Hurricane Sandy knocked this tree down in the back yard of Lamartine resident Renae Newbill.

Captured at New Bethlehem Dam this morning by Curt Kiehl.

Captured at New Bethlehem Dam this morning by Curt Kiehl.

Storm damage throughout the area was minimal.

Some wind damage has been reported, including downed trees and power lines.

No storm-related injuries have been reported to this point.


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