NAHANT (CBS) – More than 900 customers in Nahant lost electricity late Thursday morning in the sub-zero wind chills.

A truck appeared to have taken down a power line in the Little Nahant section of town.

Despite the extensive damage, power was restored to all customers by mid-afternoon.

nahant2 Hundreds Lose Power In Nahant In Bitter Cold

A National Grid crew was called in to repair the damaged power line in Little Nahant. (WBZ-TV)

A temporary shelter was opened at the Johnson School.

An underground fire in Beverly knocked out power for several hundred residents there on Thursday morning as well.


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