Easton police, fire departments assisting those in need of shelter

Easton police shared a photo of its headquarters, Monday, Nov. 22, 2021.

EASTON, Mass. (WLNE) – Easton police and fire crews say they are assisting anyone in need of shelter because of power outages.

The police department says as of 7:30 p.m. Friday, National Grid is reporting about 100 power outages throughout Easton. The department says those in the Highland Street neighborhood are particularly impacted.

Easton residents in need of shelter because of a power outage are urged to call the police department and press 0 to speak with an officer. First responders will help anyone who needs assistance getting to a shelter.

Easton police say power is not expected to be restored until Saturday evening.

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