PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — National Grid is reporting multiple power outages in the Providence and North Providence area.
The National Grid website was showing over 9,000 customers affected at one point. As of 8:25 p.m., that number had decreased to 2,698 and a short time later, power was less than 100 customers away from being completely restored.
The power company is investigating the possible causes.
Large power outage currently in north providence. National Grid currently investigating problem. Use caution… https://t.co/k9033kDXeH
— North Providence (@northprovri) October 12, 2016
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