Power currently off in the City Park area as Newport Utilities works to restore it after an “animal incursion”

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NEWPORT, Tenn. (WATE) – Newport Utilities is reporting that they’re working to restore power in several locations due to an animal incursion.

They’re saying that power will be off in the City Park area while they work to repair the damage.

The outage will affect:

  • Viewmont Circle
  • Justus Street
  • Rich Road
  • Morris Street
  • N. Susong Street
  • Ranklin Road
  • and the surrounding areas.

Newport Utilities is also saying that power should remain on at Northwest School.

Also, they are not sure how long the power will be off in the area, but they do anticipate that it repairs will take at least a couple of hours.

“NU apologizes for the inconvenience this will cause. We appreciate your patience while our crews work to restore power as quickly and safely as possible.”

Newport Utilities

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