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Posted on: April 4, 2016

Beekman Towers Power Outage

Beekman Towers

Sunday afternoon, the electrical service at Beekman Towers faulted. Plattsburgh Municipal Lighting, Fire Department, Police Department and Building Inspector responded. While MLD tested components to determine the source of the failure, City Fire, Police and Building Inspector staff worked with the residents to allay any fears, and to deal with any immediate health implications of the loss of power. Eric Day from Clinton County Emergency Services and Mike Cahoon of UVM Health Network - Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital responded to ensure that any additional staff or larger scale health services would be available if need arose.

The generator at the site maintained hallway lighting and elevator operation. Once it was determined that the issue was not on the City side of the connection, and that it was not possible to restore heat for the evening, the staff of Beekman Towers sought out motel rooms for their residents. The Hampton Inn and Microtel were able to house 70 residents Sunday night, while 40 preferred to stay with friends or relatives.

This morning, electric contractors have determined that it will not be possible to make full repairs today, and residents will remain at motels for another night. A large generator is being located, so that if service is not fully restored by Tuesday, temporary power may allow residents to return.

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