Power outage kills traffic lights in Palmerton

Published: Jun 24 2013 09:59:48 AM EDT   Updated On: Jun 24 2013 10:00:56 AM EDT

The lights were out in a part of Carbon County early Sunday morning.

There was no power in downtown Palmerton for about seven hours after a transformer failed.

Because of the outage, some traffic lights were out, so fire and police were out directing traffic.