Adams County battles power outages and cold temperatures

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

power-outage-310×150

Thousands of people are without power in Adams County after equipment malfunctioned at a Met-Ed supply station on Tuesday morning.

The supply station feeds two substations with Adams Electric Cooperative and also knocked out power to their customers around 5:45 a.m.

A total of 5,988 Met-Ed and Adams Electric customers were without power this morning.

Crews are working to fix the problem.

A majority of the outages are in the Fairfield, Carroll Valley and Orrtanna area.