Downtown Wilkes-Barre in the dark due to power outage

By Rayna McGlynn

A power outage has left thousands in the dark and in Wilkes-Barre on Friday morning.

PPL reports that nearly 3,000 customers are without power in the downtown and Heights areas of Wilkes-Barre.

The F.M. Kirby Center announced that its administrative and Box Offices are closed due to the outages.

Approximately 300 customers in Wilkes-Barre Township are without power as well.

Traffic lights in the area remain out at this time. PPL says the power should be restored around 11:30 AM.

FOX56 will provide updates on the outages as more information becomes available.

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