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Power Returns To Rockville Centre, Long Island After Earlier Outage

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ROCKVILLE CENTRE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – A large power outage left much of Rockville Centre in the dark for part of the day Monday.

The outage took place at around 11 a.m.

Approximately 10,000-15,000 people were impacted by the outage.

Rockville Centre has its own power grid. A power feeder cable burned out, causing the outage.

As of about 3:00 p.m., most power had been restored.

Authorities told the Associated Press that several people were rescued from elevators. Traffic lights were also impacted.