Aroostook County Power Outage Update
UPDATE: 11:47 AM, Wednesday, November 14th from Emera Maine:
Aroostook: 157; Hancock: 168; Northern Penobscot/Piscataquis: 23; Penobscot: 42; Washington: 9; Total: 399
Emera Maine crews have restored service to nearly 2,000 customers Wednesday morning and are ready to respond to any other reports of damage. With a wind advisory in place through 6 p.m., staff is positioned to take customer calls, assess any damage and make necessary repairs.
Customers may report outages via our website or by calling our Customer Contact Center at (207) 973-2000 or 1-855-EMERA11 (1-855-363-7211). When you reach the main menu, press 1,2 to report a downed wire or anything that looks unsafe. You may also follow us on Twitter at @emerame.
As of 4 AM, Wednesday, November 14th from Emera Maine:
Aroostook: 1581; Hancock: 0; Northern Penobscot/Piscataquis: 218; Penobscot: 48; Washington: 2541; Total: 4388
Accumulating snow in northern Maine and chilling winds in eastern Maine have weighed down lines and brought down trees throughout Emera Maine's service territory overnight Tuesday into Wednesday. A full slate of crews, prepared for windy conditions throughout the day, will be continuing to address downed wires and working to restore service to customers Wednesday morning.
Motorists are asked to be watchful for black ice on roadways as a result of wet conditions and plunging temperatures.
Safety Considerations & Contact Information
The public is reminded to never touch a downed power line or a tree in contact with a downed line.
Motorists are urged to slow down or move over and change lanes, when possible, if approaching utility crews working on roadways.
Customers who use generators or alternate heating sources are reminded to ensure they are used in accordance with manufacturer's guidelines at all times.
Customers may report outages via our website or by calling our Customer Contact Center at (207) 973-2000 or 1-855-EMERA11 (1-855-363-7211).You may also follow us on Twitter at @emerame.
Estimated Time of Service Restoration
For updated information about estimated restoration times, please visit our Live Outage & Restoration Map.