A split second power outage on River Road in Macy takes local radio stations off the air. 

Maynard Fire Officials say they are still investing the power outage as well as smoke at G&K Services. It's unclear at this point whether the power outage caused the smoke at G&K or the smoke caused the power outage.

All employees at G&K were safely evacuated with no injuries reported. Townsquare Media Radio Stations 96.1 The Eagle, Lite 98.7, Big Frog 104 and WIBX were down for 10 - 30 minutes but are now back on the air.

James Rondenelli
James Rondenelli

Get up to information on power outages throughout Central New York; where it’s out and when it’ll be restored with National Grid’s Power Outage Map.

National Grid also offers text alerts on the latest efforts to restore power.

To receive free text message alerts and updates, text the word STORM to NGRID (64743). E-mail alerts are available to customers who create an online profile on the company’s website. All alert services can be started and stopped at the customer’s request.

You can even report power outages or get the latest information at National Grid’s website.

Power Outage Preparation:
*Keep your cell phone charged and make sure you know where your backup power supply is.
*Make sure all your flashlights have fresh batteries.
*Fill your gas tank. You can use your car to keep warm and recharge devices.
*Have some food available that you don’t need to cook.
* Download the 96.1 Eagle Mobile App. You’ll receive local alerts, weather reports and more with push notification.

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