UPDATE 8/7/19 3pm – Power has been restored to the area.

A power outage is currently affecting the northeast side of Reading Tuesday afternoon. Initial reports indicate the outage began on North 10th street in the City of Reading.

According to the Met-Ed website, the outage is affecting 1,500 customers. A utility crew has been dispatched to the area, which are estimating the repair to be completed by 3pm.