More than 3,700 electricity customers in Greater Bangor lost power Tuesday afternoon after two separate companies reported community outages.
Central Maine Power Co. had a circuit problem that left 2,686 customers without power in Carmel, Glenburn, Hampden, Hermon, Kenduskeag and Levant. Power went out around 2:20 p.m. and was restored by 2:50, according to Gail Rice, company spokeswoman.
A mechanical malfunction in Bangor Hydro Electric Co.’s Dedham substation resulted in lost power for 1,057 customers in Bucksport, Dedham, Holden and Lucerne. Customers lost power around 1:30 p.m., but were back online by 2:15 p.m., according to Susan Faloon, Bangor Hydro spokeswoman.