Lost power in Oswegatchie

‘This is what it's like to not have power just like Amish,’ said Joshua Swinyer, who submitted this photo. He says he and about 100 others around him were without power for about 24 hours after a tree fell on a power line because of recent high winds. There are currently no customers listed without power in St. Lawrence County. There have been reports of internet and phone outages in parts of the county.

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