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UPDATED | Downtown power outage hits Vindicator; other businesses may be impacted



Published: Mon, June 24, 2013 @ 12:44 p.m.

YOUNGSTOWN — An underground cable that provides power to The Vindicator failed early this morning causing a surge that has impacted several buildings downtown.

Mark Durbin, spokesman for FirstEnergy, said The Vindicator production building is the only building that does not have power.

The problem occurred around 7 a.m. today and to restore power to The Vindicator FirstEnergy will create a forced outage that will effect 29 businesses downtown, he said.

“We’re in the process of contacting those customers,” he said.

The forced outage was expected to hit downtown soon, officials told The Vindicator.

This is a breaking news story. Watch Vindy.com for updates.


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1SAVEOURCOUNTRY(467 comments)posted 1 year ago

will we notice a difference in the product?.....I think NOT!!!!!

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2Knightcap(672 comments)posted 1 year ago

Thought I saw somebody with bell bottoms, bad hairpiece and an ax walking In the side alley about that time.

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