Restored: Cleveland Public Power Reports Second Massive Outage this Weekend

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CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Cleveland Public Power customers on the city's east-side were once again without power Sunday afternoon.

This was the second power outage in as many days and affected 10-15,000 customers.

According to Cleveland Public Power (CPP), the juice shut off around 2:45 p.m. Sunday afternoon in an outage similar to Saturday's outage.

19 Action News viewers who are also CPP customers experiencing Sunday's outage tweeted @19ActionNews that power was restored by 4 p.m.

Saturday, the power went out around 7:30 p.m. at Cleveland Public Power's northeast substation. The outage affected those living in Glenville, Collinwood and parts of the University Circle and was restored around 9:30 p.m.

During both outages, University Hospitals was without power except for emergency outlets which were powered by a generator.

If you are experiencing a power outage, please call Cleveland Public Power at 216-664-3156.

What should you do if there is a power problem?

1. Reset breakers or replace burnt-out fuses. If the breakers are on and fuses are connected, contact CPP to report the problem.

2. If your neighbors are without power, contact CPP right away so that crews can be dispatched to restore power as quickly as possible.

3. When you contacting CPP either by telephone or through the website, please have the following information ready:

• Your name, address, telephone number, and CPP account number.
• The exact location of any hazardous conditions, such as downed wires, broken or leaning utility poles, trees leaning against poles or wires. (Remember to keep your distance from any hazardous conditions)
• The names and address of those you know who use electrically-operated life support equipment.

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