Thursday, June 4, 2020

Over 13,000 Homes Without Power Early Thursday in Schuylkill County

A large power outage has been reported in Schuylkill County early Thursday.

According to PPL, approximately 13,400 homes are without power as of 9:00am.

The largest outage is being reported in the city of Pottsville leaving 6,649 homes in the dark.

Included in the outage is:
 - Norwegian Township with 2,294 homes
 - Wayne Township with 1,298 homes
 - Orwigsburg with 1,269 homes
 - West Brunswick Township with 1,247 homes

Two smaller outages have been reported in Heckscherville, Auburn, Deer Lake, North Manheim Township, and South Manheim Township.  There may also be other outages near these areas as well.

Power is expected to be restored before 3:00pm.

Update:  Power has already been restored to some of the communities listed above.

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