Power outage affects 16,000 in Philadelphia, Lower Merion

September 12, 2013 7:51:55 PM PDT
A power outage left 16,000 PECO customers in the dark Thursday.

The outage affected customers in parts of Southwest Philadelphia, West Philadelphia, Overbrook and Lower Merion Township.

The utility said piece of equipment malfunctioned at 4:30 p.m.

Electricity had been restored to all but 1,600 customers by 10:00 p.m. Thursday.