UPDATE: As of 2:30 p.m., power in the affected areas have been restored.

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — NYSEG is reporting that around 5,600 of their customers are currently without power in the Lancaster, Cheektowaga and Depew areas as of 12:15 p.m. Thursday.

The restoration time for those in the dark is estimated to be around 2 p.m., according to the company’s website, and a crew has been assigned to the outage.

The cause of the outage was not specified.

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