Utilities: major power failure hits Detroit [telecom]

CBS News reported that a major power outage affected multiple buildings in downtown Detroit on Tuesday. The downtown electrical grid failed at around 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, impacting 100 Detroit Public Lighting Department customers, reports CBS Detroit. "The city's public lighting grid suffered a major cable failure that has caused the entire grid to lose power," the city said in a statement. "The outage is affecting all customers on the PLD grid. We have isolated the issue and are working to restore power as soon as possible."

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***** Moderator's Note *****

I was tempted to reject this, but I realized that *nothing* is more essential to telecommunications than power.

Bill Horne Moderator

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