Thousands of Rhode Islanders are in the dark Sunday night following a massive power outage across much of Warren. National Grid reported two outages in the area, which affected more than 3,100 customers. Power is projected to be restored before midnight.
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The outage was caused by a large tree that fell on a power line at the town’s bike path around 6 p.m., National Grid said.
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The main outage affected 2,500 people and was resolved around 10 p.m. The second, smaller outage affected approximately 500 others. Power was restored to all residents during the overnight hours.