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Power Knocked Out to Nearly 3,000 in Brookline

NSTAR reported about 11 percent of town had power knocked out Tuesday night; service was restored by about 10:45 p.m.

An outage map showing a large portion of Brookline without power Tuesday night. Credit: NSTAR
An outage map showing a large portion of Brookline without power Tuesday night. Credit: NSTAR
A big power outage hit Brookline Tuesday night.

NSTAR reported there were 2,709 customers without power as of 10:20 p.m. That figure represented about 11 percent of the town. Power was restored to nearly all those customers by about 10:45 p.m.

The outage hit a large section of Coolidge Corner.

WBZ's David Rothstein reported the outage was due to an underground failure in the area of Beacon Street.

NSTAR was providing updates on its live outage map.

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