Power outage repaired in Springfield

Power restored

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – More than 2,000 customers were without power in Springfield at one point Wednesday morning, but the lights have come back on.

Eversource spokesperson Ana Alfaro told 22News an equipment failure caused the early morning outage. Just before 5:00 a.m., nearly 550 customers were without power. Alfaro said crews ran into a problem while trying to restore power to those customers, causing outages to rise to over 2,000 customers.