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Power restored to thousands in Wayne County

Created: 01/04/2014 5:41 PM WHEC.com
By: Carson Daniels

Power is back on for thousands of Rochester Gas and Electric customers in Wayne County after an outage Saturday afternoon.

RG&E officials said a report came in around 3:20 p.m. Saturday for a power outage. News10NBC is told 5,653 customers without power at the peak of the outage.

Officials said a car crashed into a utility pole near Wilson Road in the town of Wolcott, causing the outage.

Crews were able to restore power to all customers by 4:40 p.m. Saturday.



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