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Equipment failure causes midday outages in Downers Grove

Published: Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014 12:11 p.m. CDT • Updated: Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014 5:25 p.m. CDT

DOWNERS GROVE – Equipment failure caused the power outages that affected 654 customers Tuesday in Downers Grove, a ComEd spokesperson said.

Customers lost power at 11:05 a.m. due to an underground cable failing, according to ComEd.

By 12:03 p.m., 442 customer's power had been restored. The remaining customer's power was restored by 12:21 p.m., according to ComEd.

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