Contractor hurt, thousands lose electricity in Portland
PORTLAND (WGME) – A contractor is hurt, and power is back on, after thousands lost electricity for hours in Portland.
The outages came after CMP says a contractor working on a building touched a live wire with his equipment.
The contractor was shocked and hospitalized, his condition is unclear.
It happened on Merrill Street around 4 p.m.
Power was restored to about 2,500 customers in the East End.