GREEN BAY AREA REGIONAL NEWS: Brown County

UPDATE: Power restored to 8k WPS customers after issue with piece of equipment

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THURSDAY 10/28/2021 6:52 p.m.

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) – Power has been restored to all customers in the Green Bay area after a power outage that lasted about 2 hours.

According to a WPS representative, the outage was caused by an issue with a piece of equipment inside one of the substations.

Massive power outage on East side of Green Bay, over 8k residents impacted

THURSDAY 10/28/2021 4:33 p.m.

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) – A massive power outage on the East side of Green Bay is impacting thousands of locals.

According to the WPS website, over 8,220 residents are without power, including residents of Green Bay, Allouez, and Bellevue. WPS currently has crewmembers assigned to fix the outage and they estimate power will be restored around 6:15 p.m. Thursday.

The cause of the outage is unknown at this time but WPS says it seems to appear between Manitowoc Road and Verlin Road.

Local 5 will update this article when more information becomes available.

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