LIVINGSTON COUNTY – More than 1,000 northern Livingston County residents are told to expect to be without power until tomorrow afternoon.
National Grid’s website says that 2,012 of their customers in Caledonia and Mumford and hundreds of others in the region are expected to be without power until 3 p.m. Thursday.
“No power at my house, probably out for a couple of days,” posted Donna Falkner to Facebook. “Fields too soft to put poles back up”
RG&E is not currently reporting any power outages in Livingston County.
Livingston County’s first responders handled numerous wind-related emergency calls starting at about 1 p.m. Wednesday, especially in the north of the county.
A tractor trailer blew over on Simpson Road in York . A tree fell onto a house on Brown Road in Caledonia, knocking down wires. Multiple utility poles came down in the area of Cowan and Stewart Roads in York.
The truck in York’s rollover was hauling an empty trailer. Emergency crews directed traffic as more first responders arrived to deal with fuel that was reportedly leaking into the roadside. No one was injured.
Fire departments across the county handled multiple calls for trees falling on houses or across roads. No homes are reported to be seriously damaged so far.
One man is reported to have been knocked unconscious by a falling tree on Main Street in York. As of 5:51 p.m. Wednesday, first responders are rendering aid to that person.
Livingston County Deputy Sheriffs responded to calls to assist and investigate.
Few emergency calls came in over the last hour. The high wind warning is in effect until 10 p.m. Wednesday.
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