Tuesday, October 30, 2012
A tree fell on the wires Tuesday night, causing a power outage affecting a portion of Danvers.
A tree fell on an electric wire on Collins Street on Tuesday night, knocking out power to many homes and businesses in Danvers. It happened at just about 6 p.m. when the tree knocked out a feeder line to the south Danvers substation on Bow Street, according to Hamid Jaffari, director of engineering and operations for Danvers Electric. Danvers Electric did not immediately have an estimate for how many customers were affected by the outage. Some customers along Route 114 that lost power were shifted to other sources and got their power back, Jaffari said. At 7:42 p.m. Jaffari said crews were working to make repairs.
A power outage has caused the Liberty Tree Mall to close two hours early on Tuesday evening.
The Liberty Tree Mall will close two hours early on Tuesday night because of a power outage affecting a large portion of Danvers. The mall made the announcement on its Facebook page just before 7 p.m. The mall typicaly closes at 9 p.m. on weeknights. "We will remain closed for the remainder of the evening, as power is anticipated to be out for a couple of hours," the mall said on its Facebook page. The outage was also affecting other businesses in the area and along Route 114.
A power outage is affecting a portion of Danvers on Tuesday night.
A widespread powerr outage is affecting Danvers on Tuesday evening. The oiutage occurred at about 6 p.m. and was affecting Ash, Collins and Andover streets and many of teh side streets in that area. Danvers Patch is waiting for more information from Danvers Electric about what caused the outage, the area affected and when it is expected to be restored. On Facebook, some business reported that the Liberty Tree Mall was without power. The Police Station is was affected and went to backup power. Did you lose power? Where are you? Let us know in the comments.
Thursday, October 11, 2012
More than 1,300 electric customers went without power from anywhere 46-68 minutes on Wednesday afternoon.
A circuit breaker failure at the main electric substation on Bow Street caused more than 1,300 electric customers to lose power in Danvers on Thursday afternoon. The outage started by affecting the Cherry Hill area at about 2 p.m. There were 626 customers without power for 46 minutes, according to Hamid Jafari, director of engineering and operations for the electric light division. Another outage in the Highlands area of town affected 731 customers and lasted for 68 minutes. That caused the traffic lights on Route 114 to go out. As of 3:40 p.m., all of the electricity had been restored. On Danvers Patch’s Twitter feed, Phil Richard Insurance on Garden Street said it went without power for about an hour and had it back by 3 p.m. On Danvers …