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Power back on in Chelsea

Friday, January 28, 2011

The power is back on in Chelsea after more than 20 buildings suddenly went dark Thursday night.

The blackout happened around 7 p.m. on the south side of West 23rd Street between 9th and 10th avenues.

More than 200 residents were affected.

None of them were evacuated, but police went door to door to make sure everyone was safe.

ConEd was on the scene, repairing underground wires that may have been damaged by salt and melting snow.

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