Westminster power outage affects 185, road closed due to fallen tree and pole

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WESTMINSTER — A power outage has left 185 customers without electricity in Westminster early this morning, with National Grid reporting that the blackout began at 3:18 a.m. due to a downed tree that brought a telephone pole and wires across the road.

Affected streets include Bean-Porridge-Hill Road, Ashburnham Road, White-Pine Drive, Bean-Porridge Road, Rock-Maple Lane, Potato-Hill Road, Fred-Smith Road, Ashburnham-State Road, and Bean-Porridge Hill.

The estimated duration of the outage is roughly 2 hours and 20 minutes.

Additionally, an emergency road closure has been implemented on Bean Porridge Hill Road from 135-141 due to the tree and associated debris.

Residents are advised to exercise caution in the area and seek alternate routes where possible.

National Grid is currently addressing the situation.

Residents with questions regarding the outage at their homes are encouraged to contact National Grid directly for more information.

Updates will be provided as they become available.

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