Nearly 8,000 without electrical power on West Side

UGI Utilities quickly restored electrical service to nearly 8,000 customers in several municipalities on the West Side after a transmission line failed at about 7 a.m. Thursday.

Power was restored to customers in Edwardsville, Forty Fort and Kingston at about 7:30 a.m. Customers in Plymouth, Swoyersville, Larksville, Kingston Township, and Wyoming had power restored by 9 a.m.