Thousands temporarily lose power in Utica area

A power outage in Oneida County affected thousands of customers on Halloween morning.

Utica Police reported â??a large scale power outageâ?? in the city of Utica. They said the area most affected was in east Utica, east of Mohawk Street.

National Gridâ??s website reported more 7,200 customers were without power at the outage's peak around 10:00 a.m.

Power was restored around 11:00 a.m.