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Mylar Balloon Causes Power Outage In Southampton Village On Fourth Of July

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Southampton Village Police direct traffic after power outtage on the Fourth of July. GREG WEHNER

Southampton Village Police direct traffic after power outtage on the Fourth of July. GREG WEHNER

Southampton Village Police direct traffic after power outtage on the Fourth of July. GREG WEHNER

Southampton Village Police direct traffic after power outtage on the Fourth of July. GREG WEHNER

Updated power outtage map. COURTESY PSEG

Updated power outtage map. COURTESY PSEG

Southampton Village Police direct traffic after power outtage on the Fourth of July. GREG WEHNER

Southampton Village Police direct traffic after power outtage on the Fourth of July. GREG WEHNER

Map of power outtage

Map of power outtage

Jen Newman on Jul 5, 2017
A loose mylar balloon caused more than 1,000 businesses and homes to lose power in Southampton Village on the Fourth of July. Shortly after noon, just as the village’s holiday... more

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