East Lynn outage leaves 700 in the dark

Walter Emerson of Billerica, an 11-year veteran of National Grid, works to restore power to Belle Avenue in Lynn on Thursday. As of Thursday morning, there were more than 4,100 customers without power in Lynn. (Spenser R. Hasak)
LYNN — A National Grid power outage first reported at 2:38 p.m. has been partially repaired but the company’s latest estimate is that 700 residents will see power restored by 9 p.m. “We believe it’s an underground fault, but we are still assessing.  The infrastructure is underground in that area, so our crews are on…

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