Power outage kills traffic lights in Palmerton

Published: 9:59 AM EDT Jun 24, 2013   Updated: 10:00 AM EDT Jun 24, 2013
PALMERTON, Pa. -

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.