Widespread Power Outage Possibly Caused By Two Men Cutting Down A Tree
Around 1PM this afternoon there was a widespread power outage that affected parts of Rollinsford, Somersworth and Dover. Police are searching for two men that may have caused the outage by cutting down a tree, according to Fosters.com. The power outage lasted for a couple of hours. It hit us here at the radio station. We had to go to generator for awhile.
A tree that had fallen onto power lines in the wooded area near the Citizens Bank and Mr. Mikes Store. Two white males were observed cutting the tree and fleeing the area at a high rate of speed after the tree had hit the power lines.
Police need your help in locating two men. According to Fosters.com, they were driving a red utility pickup truck, with tool boxes on each side, a ladder rack and yellow light bar. White lettering may be on the sides and there is wood in the back.
If you have any info call the Rollinsford Police Department at 603-742-2724.