Dozen utility poles brought down in rainstorm knock out power in Yonkers

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Most of the poles were knocked down on Yonkers and Ridgewood avenues. (Credit: News 12 Westchester)

Thursday's nights rainstorms brought down a dozen utility poles in Yonkers, knocking out power to thousands.

Firefighters say the storm's strong wind gusts most likely brought down the poles. Most of the outages are on Yonkers and Ridgewood avenues, where most of the poles came down. Con Edison crews are now on the scene, working through the night to restore power.

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