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UPDATE: Power Restored to Naugatuck After Early Morning Outage

Over 220 CL&P customers in Naugatuck, including Cross Street Intermediate School, lost power Wednesday morning.

Update 4:30 p.m.

CL&P's website is now reporting that power has been fully restored to Naugatuck. No homes are currently listed as being out right now.

Original Story

Over 200 homes and buildings, including Cross Street Intermediate School, lost power Wednesday morning and utility workers are in Naugatuck to figure out what happened.

Connecticut Light & Power Spokesman Mitch Gross said the utility company was notified of the power failure at 8:25 a.m. and that employees are already on scene, in the vicinity of the Naugatuck substation, checking what went wrong.

According to the CL&P map, 224 customers are without power in the borough, comprising 1 percent of Naugatuck.

Superintendent John Tindall-Gibson confirmed that Cross Street Intermediate School lost power around 8:30 a.m., but school is going on as usual.

“We’re making accommodations as needed,” Tindall-Gibson said. “There are windows in every classroom and the building is comfortable at this time.”

Tindall-Gibson said the district is working with the Naugatuck Fire Department to make sure everything is in place in the building.

Check back with Naugatuck Patch later for updates.

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