UPDATE: Power restored; RPU crews respond to power outage affecting 2K customers

UPDATE: (1:40 p.m. Tuesday) – RPU says as of 1:26 p.m. power had been restored to all customers.


(ABC 6 News) – Rochester Public Utilities (RPU) have crews working to restore power to customers mainly in the northwest Rochester area Tuesday afternoon.

According to RPU’s outage map, an outage was reported at 11:25 a.m. on Tuesday morning affecting 2,748 customers.

RPU’s social media pages said crews found a burned up arrester and are working on the repair. There is no estimated time when power will be back on to those affected.