Power Restored In Bergen County After Transformer Failure

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Officials said a glitch at a substation was to blame for a major power outage in Bergen County Wednesday morning.

Nearly 60,000 customers were left without power around 9 a.m. after a transformer failed during routine switching at the Ridgefield substation, PSE&G said.

Outages were reported in Fort Lee, Teaneck, Englewood, Oradell, New Milford, Palisades Park, Cliffside Park and Ridgefield Park.

Power was restored about an hour later.

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  1. Andrew says:

    nothing like dead street signals to make your morning commute more interesting !

  2. legohead says:

    Yup, them lights sure went out. I just went back to sleep … zzzzzzzzzzzzzz

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