- Associated Press - Thursday, August 14, 2014

ISLAND FALLS, Maine (AP) — Utility crews are inspecting power lines in the Island Falls area after more than 2,800 people in northern Maine lost power.

Utility Emera Maine says 2,825 people are without power on Thursday, almost all in Aroostook County. A few outages are also happening in Hancock and Penobscot counties.

The utility says in a statement that the outage is primarily affecting customers in Island Falls, Crystal, Patten, Sherman, Stacyville, Dyer Brook and Oakfield. The utility expected power will be restored Thursday afternoon. It has not determined the cause of the outage.

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