Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Minersville/Branch Township Without Power on Wednesday Afternoon

A power outage is being reported in the Minersville area on Wednesday afternoon.

Around 3:00pm, power went out in the Minersville, Heckscherville, and Branch Township areas after a pole fire was reported in the borough.

As of 3:45pm, PPL is reporting 1,873 homes were without power.

Power is expected to be restored by 6:00pm.

The outage is reported to be causing traffic issues due to traffic lights being out.