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February 1, 2013

Winds didn’t cause outages

NEW CASTLE — Lawrence County experienced no significant electrical disruptions becausea of the high winds that swept through the area Thursday morning.

A Penn Power spokesman said only one outage was reported in the county. He did not have a location.

However, approximately 40 customers in Pulaski Township lost electrical service Wednesday prior to the windy conditions.

The spokesman said a tree had fallen onto a line, breaking a pole and causing the outage around 5 p.m. in the New Bedford-Sharon Road area. Power was restored by 7 p.m., he said.

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