Power returns to thousands in Erie County


UPDATE – 1:45 p.m.

Power has returned to most Erie County residents, with less than 200 outages remaining in Elma and Lancaster.


LANCASTER, N.Y. (WIVB) — More than 2,800 NYSEG customers in Erie County are without power.

The majority of outages are in Lancaster, but there are also hundreds reported in Clarence and Alden. More than 80 were reported in Elma, too.

Power is expected to be restored by 1:45 p.m.

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