Puerto Rico hit by massive power outage

The blackout knocked out power to all of the island's 1.4 million residents as they continue to struggle to recover from Hurricane Maria.
1:59 | 04/19/18

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Michael. To THA massive power outage in Puerto Rico. Residents fg the worst blackout since hurrica MARIA. The baseball stadium where the Indians and twinned plays isne the only places with light.ab Odo has the latest and, ctor, power is slowly srtg to come back? Repr: Good moin Michael. Crews worked through the night officials say that power has been restored for nearly 650,000 cuers but mh ofo Rico is waking up inarkness yet again after the sd major power outage in less than a week. This is the momhe power went out in Puerto ri caught on camera by espnn a pregame major league ball remony. This morning, much of pro ris waking up in darkness yet N. Wednesday's blackout knockg ou per to all of the island's 1.4 million Omers, the last setback for the.s. Rritory sll struggling to recover fr hricane MARIA seven months O. E outage creating lock out of their cars to hel direct traffic. Train D these fil scenes, cars lining upt gas stations, generators revving up. Officials an excavator dentally downed a transmissioneo the mass outage. I have ake business make the money to a general, so it' getting more difficult if every week we got a power off. Reporter: Mayor saying it pinpoint the fact we are still in a fragile stated R system is wea at best. CI the outage would last 24 to 36 hour, priority for crews Resto power hospital, airports and W pumping systems followed by S and businesses. And Puerto Rico's governoay he wants to cancel the contract with the subcontractor respe for the outage. Making Mrs rse, hurricane season is just around coer George, the official start is June 1st. It is backalready. Okay, Victor, thanks. Now toid copperfield

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