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August 31, 2013

Falling tree knocks out power line

Staff Report
The Daily Star

---- — A utility spokesman said thousands of area residents experienced a power outage Friday after a line was severed by a falling tree.

Service was restored by 6 p.m. Friday evening to about 2,300 National Grid customers in the Maryland area who that lost power at about 11 a.m. that morning, the spokesman said.

The outage occurred when a tree was cut and fell on a power line and structure near county Route 39 in Worcester.