Massive Power Outage To The Whole Island Of Puerto Rico

Power Outages Alert
A fire at a Puerto Rican electrical plant left hundreds of thousands across the island without power on Wednesday afternoon, according to the island’s power utility.
 
The fire is contained and did not cause any injuries, Telemundo reports (story in Spanish).
 
The power outage affected a large portion of the island, causing traffic jams and confusion. Law enforcement officials were dispatched to help direct traffic and deliver aid with the power down.
 
A representative of the island’s power company, Autoridad de Energía Eléctrica, said that the failure started at a central power plant. The utility tweeted the outage is affecting customers across the whole island, and they are investigating its cause.
Courtesy of nbcnewyork.com

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