Construction Accident Knocked Out Power in Hartford

Monday, Jan 27, 2014  |  Updated 1:22 PM EDT
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Construction Accident Knocked Out Power in Hartford

Two fire trucks have responded to 1755 Park Street in Hartford and traffic lights are out in the immediate area.

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A construction accident is causing some power outages in the area of 1755 Park Street in Hartford and was affecting a couple schools in the area.

The Parkville Community School and Hartford Public High School did not have power, according to school officials, but it has since been restored.

Officials from CL&P said some construction equipment fell near the Parkville School and damaged some of the power company’s equipment.

There were 2,300 power outages, but power has been restored.

CL&P expects power to be restored later this afternoon.

The Parkville School was evacuated briefly and students were allowed back inside when fire department gave approval.

The two rooms closest to the location where the incident happened are not being used.

Schools remain in session, but had buses on standby in case they needed to dismiss early.  

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