MILTON — More than 1,000 customers were without power Wednesday in the Milton area.

The outage was reported at around 9:30 a.m. in portions of Milton and Turbot Township.

According to the PPL Electric Utilities website, 1,063 customers were impacted by the outage. The site noted the outage was caused by a "tripped breaker or blown fuse."

Repairs were estimated to be completed by 3:30 Wednesday afternoon. However, residents reported the power being restored within an hour of it going off.

Staff writer Kevin Mertz can be reached at 570-742-9671 or email

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