Update: power back on for thousands in Vermilion and Lorain

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VERMILION, OH – The nearly 13-thousand people affected by a power outage in Lorain and Erie counties earlier Sunday have their electricity back. A ground wire came into contact with a high voltage line cutting  power to the customers in Vermilion and Lorain shortly before 10 a.m. Sunday.

Vermilion Police had a timely reminder for anyone out driving during the outages:

For more information on outages, you can check First Energy’s outage page by clicking here.