Broken insulator causes power outage

B y Jaime Thomas

A broken insulator caused a power outage throughout the village of Granville that lasted more than two hours Monday afternoon.

Clay Ellis, manager of corporate communications at NYSEG, said a crew was working in the Granville substation when an insulator broke. That caused a transformer bank to be interrupted, and the interruption was on two circuits.

Almost 1200 customers were affected by the outage, which lasted for about 2 hours and 25 minutes from 11:10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

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