Contact Us
Danbury Daily Voice serves Danbury, CT
Return to your home site

Menu

Danbury Daily Voice serves Danbury, CT

Nearby Towns

weather

Heavy Rain Causes Power Outages In Danbury

Eversource shows up at the scene of a downed wire in Ridgefield late Tuesday afternoon.
Eversource shows up at the scene of a downed wire in Ridgefield late Tuesday afternoon. Photo Credit: Daily Voice

Updated: FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- As a powerful thunderstorm rolled across Fairfield County on Tuesday afternoon, Eversource and United Illuminating reported a number of power outages in the region.

The outage numbers were continuing to grow as the storm moved through the area and across the state.

The number of customers affected by the storm went up and down throughout the early evening. As of 9 p.m., the outages included:

  • Danbury: 87 outages, largely unchanged since the storm
  • Easton: 121 outages, down from 1,130
  • Fairfield: 31 outages, mostly unchanged since the storm hit
  • Redding: 1,990 outages, or 51 percent of the town, mostly unchanged since the storm hit
  • Ridgefield: 3,304, or 31 percent of the town; down from 5,425 outages

Greenwich has restored its earlier reported outages. Weston's 695 outages had been restored as had the five in Wilton.

to sign up for Daily Voice's free daily emails and news alerts.

Welcome to

Danbury Daily Voice!

Get the news you need to know on the go.

Welcome to

Danbury Daily Voice!

Hi! You've read our articles so we know you like our reporting. To keep reading please join our mailing list.

Get important news about your town as it happens.