Thousands of Met-Ed customers in Lebanon city and surrounding areas lost power Friday night, June 7, after a circuit breaker opened at the utility’s Third & Willow streets substation.

A Met-Ed spokesperson said that as of 10 p.m. Friday, power had been restored to about 6,000 of the 7,000 affected customers. A check of Met-Ed owner First Energy’s power outage map Saturday morning showed no significant outages locally.

“We are continuing to look for the cause, but the priority was to restore power to customers as quickly as possible,” said spokesperson Todd Meyers.

The substation is located near the historical address of Third and Green streets, where Babe Ruth played his only game in Lebanon.

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