Thousands of Eversource customers lose power

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SOUTHBURY -

Thousands of Eversource customers in parts of western Connecticut lost power on Sunday.

Eversource told local officials that it's a regional problem involving transmission lines. The utility expected power to be restored Sunday night.

MORE: Eversource Outage Map

The bulk of the outages in the afternoon were reported in the Southbury area, but other towns were affected, including New Fairfield, New Milford, Brookfield and Woodbury.

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