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Substation Fire Causes Power Outage in Town

A fire at the Medway substation caused power outages in Holliston and Hopkinton.

Electrical substation that burned on Wednesday. Photo Credit: Mary MacDonald
Electrical substation that burned on Wednesday. Photo Credit: Mary MacDonald
The Holliston Police Department is reporting a power outage in the west Holliston/Brentwood area. 

According to wcvb.com, a piece of electrical equipment failed and caught fire at a Medway substation which caused power outages in Medway, Holliston, Hopkinton, Bellingham, Norfolk, Ashland and Millis. 

The fire started shortly before 11 a.m. at the Exelon Power West Medway Generating Station at the intersection of West and Summer Streets in Medway. 

To read the full story, click HERE.

Meg Gilbert January 08, 2014 at 01:38 PM
There was a fire at a substation in medway that they said was affecting medway and a bunch of neighboring towns, according to WCVB around 1 nstar reported it had affected about 9,000 customers

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