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WAPA Takes Out Power To 1,620 Customers in Frederiksted Due To ‘Broken Pole’

FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority said at least 1,620 people on St. Croix are without power tonight.

Approximately 1,620 customers on a portion of St. Croix Feeder 8B are experiencing an electrical service interruption while crews replace a broken pole in the vicinity of the Industrial Park, the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA) said.

WAPA said the affected are: St. George’s, Paradise, Castle Burke, Mountain Pleasant, UVI campus, Golden Grove Correctional Facility and the Aureo Diaz housing community.

The Authority said the power might come back at 9:30 p.m. tonight.

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John McCarthy has been reporting on the U.S. Virgin Islands since 1989. He is originally from Detroit, Michigan.

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