Sailboat causes power outage for 30,000 Florida Keys customers

first_img2 dead, 10 missing after boat from Cuba capsizes near Key West May 29, 2021 Retired Immokalee teacher swims 12 miles around Key West while raising money for student’s tuition June 15, 2021 AdvertisementTags: Key Westpower outage KEY WEST, Fla. [AP] – A sailboat got stuck in transmission lines and caused a power outage throughout the lower half of the Florida Keys on Monday morning, officials said. About 30,000 customers had no power around 9:30 a.m., Keys Energy Services reported. Crews were still working to restore power at 1 p.m., the company said. A Marathon Fire Rescue crew was removing people from the sailboat around 10:30 a.m., according to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office. It was unknown whether there were any injuries to those on the sailboat. Advertisement FGCU experiences large scale power outage on campus May 28, 2021 Advertisementcenter_img AdvertisementRecommended ArticlesBrie Larson Reportedly Replacing Robert Downey Jr. As The Face Of The MCURead more81 commentsGal Gadot Reportedly Being Recast As Wonder Woman For The FlashRead more29 comments AdvertisementA similar incident involving a sailboat hitting transmission lines next to the Seven Mile Bridge happened in October 2018. That incident also knocking out power to about 30,000 homes, Associated Press reported. Cape Coral neighborhood hit by power outage that lasted hours May 6, 2021 RELATEDTOPICS AdvertisementDC Young Fly knocks out heckler (video) – Rolling OutRead more6 comments’Mortal Kombat’ Exceeded Expectations Says WarnerMedia ExecutiveRead more2 commentsDo You Remember Bob’s Big Boy?Read more1 commentsKISS Front Man Paul Stanley Reveals This Is The End Of KISS As A Touring Band, For RealRead more1 commentslast_img read more