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Power restored to most of Boardman, Canfield, Beaver Townships

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BOARDMAN TWP., Ohio -

Hundreds of homes and businesses were in the dark early Friday along Route 224 in Boardman and Canfield.

According to FirstEnergy, 2,288 of its customers lost power shortly before 4:30 am.

The Boardman Fire Department was called out to Red Tail Hawk Drive in Boardman after a resident reported hearing several explosions, possibly an electrical transformer.

The Fire Department did not find any evidence of an explosion on Red Tail Hawk Drive.

By 6:45 a.m. power was back on to all but 64 FirstEnergy customers. Most of the outages remained in Beaver Township.

First Energy expects to have the power back on by 7:00 a.m.

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