PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — It was an early dismissal for Philadelphia’s City Hall on Tuesday due to a power outage.READ MORE: Philadelphia Students Finding Comfort In Rec Centers Again Amid Gun Violence Epidemic
Officials say that City Hall has been closed for the remainder of the day due to the unexpected incident.
PECO crews are working on damage to underground equipment and we’re told the damage is extensive.READ MORE: 'I Thought I Was Done': Residents Of Trevose Mobile Home Park Pick Up The Pieces After EF-3 Tornado
It’s unclear how long the repairs will take.
Large generators are being brought in to get power back on in the meantime.MORE NEWS: Pirates' Crowe, 2 Relievers 1-Hit Phillies, End 4-Game Skid