Power restored after sweeping outage across the Northern Tier

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TIOGA COUNTY, Pa. (WETM) – A widespread power outage left thousands of residents in the Northern Tier in the dark on Wednesday morning.

According to Penelec, more than 7,000 customers in Blossburg, Mansfield, Covington, Canton, Morris Run, and other surrounding towns were affected.

Blossburg Mayor Shane Nickerson tells 18 News that there was a power surge and that power is being restored.

Power was largely restored around 1 p.m. following the initial outage.

18 News is following this story and will have more information as it becomes available.

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