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Power Restored to Co-op City After 2-hour Outage

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Power has been restored to thousands of residents of Co-op City in the Bronx following an overnight outage.

Thirty-five buildings in the massive complex were affected.

Some residents reportedly got stuck in elevators when the power went out around 1 a.m.

Power began to come back about 3 a.m.

Co-op City has its own electrical system.

The cause of the outage was not immediately known.

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