Over 5,000 Without Power in Erie County

September 10, 2013 Updated Sep 10, 2013 at 6:27 PM EDT

By Mitch Simon

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Over 5,000 Without Power in Erie County

September 10, 2013 Updated Sep 10, 2013 at 6:27 PM EDT

ERIE COUNTY (WKBW) - A power outage leaves more than 5,800 Western New Yorkers without power.

NYSEG tells Eyewitness News a transformer failed at the Cemetery Road substation around 4:24 p.m.

So far 1300 residents' power has been restored. NYSEG says the rest should be up around 8 p.m.

For more information, visit NYSEG's website.