Four Waterbury schools, Wolcott High School dismissed earlyPosted: Updated:
Four schools in Waterbury are being dismissed early because of a power outage.
According to Waterbury schools, Wilby High School, North End Middle School, Bucks Hill Elementary School and Bucks Hill pre-K are all being dismissed because of the outage.
According to Connecticut Light & Power, a motor vehicle hit utility pole on Bucks Hill Road and caused the power outage.
The outage caused Wolcott High School to be dismissed at 1 p.m.
CL&P said it will take crews a few hours to repair the pole and return power to the area. Power is not expected to be restored until late afternoon Wednesday.
As of 12:45 p.m., there were 517 CL&P customers were without power. At the peak of the outage, there were 1,038 customers without power.
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