Power outage in Southeastern Mass. affecting more than 20,000

Residents in Southeastern Massachusetts are dealing with a power outage that is impacting more than 20,000 people.

According to National Grid, a total of 31 incidents in the area have caused thousands of people to lose power.

Seekonk Police said in a tweet that the cause for the outage isn’t known at this time.

The National Grid website says one of the outages has an estimated restoration of 5:30 p.m., though it’s not clear if that’s a time frame for all affected areas.

This is a developing story; stay with 7News for the latest details as they become available.

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