Faulty equipment at substation blamed for yesterday's power outage
Statement from David Bertola, spokesman for National Grid in WNY, about yesterday's power outage:
A faulty piece of equipment that caused a Le Roy area substation to fail yesterday at around 9:08 a.m.
As a result, around 5,500 customers lost power. Around 5,000 of those customers had power restored by 2 p.m.
The remaining were restored by around midnight.