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SOUTHAMPTON, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Hundreds of Eversource customers in Southampton lost power this morning at about 5:40 a.m. due to a blown transformer.

Eversource at about 7 a.m. was reporting a total of 509 customers without electricity in the community.

The Southampton police dispatcher confirming with Western Mass News that a transformer blew in the area of 36 College Highway this morning.

Eversource arrived on scene to make repairs around 6:45 a.m., police estimated. 

According to the Eversource Outage Map, power is expected to be restored by 7:45 a.m.   

Police report the area of 36 College Highway is open to traffic.

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