As President Trump and Joe Biden went head-to-head in their final presidential debate, Boston, Mass. experienced a mass blackout on Thursday night and nobody knows why.
Residents took to social media, posting photos of blackened skyscrapers and other buildings in the city. The outage began sometime after 10 p.m. EST, and began coming back on around 10:48 p.m.
NEW: Reports of a blackout in Boston. pic.twitter.com/Zt2lnAcrWj— Geoff Pilkington (@geoffpilkington) October 23, 2020
BREAKING: Significant number of power outages in Boston’s Back Bay (photos: Steve Ryerson) pic.twitter.com/4rvULFPNPe— Mike Saccone (@mikesacconetv) October 23, 2020
Here’s a video from Steve as well pic.twitter.com/YPsQnnfNig— Mike Saccone (@mikesacconetv) October 23, 2020
Power outages were also reported in Denver and Las Vegas during the debate.
Power outage at the Paris Casino in Las Vegas, on the lookout for Danny Ocean!! pic.twitter.com/bD3ENP5Tsx— Pandemonium Reigns (@bskey31) October 23, 2020