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Re: BBN (GTE) Suffers another major power problem.

  • From: Eric Osborne
  • Date: Fri Aug 08 23:19:48 1997

> The BBN Cambridge POP is "down and out" after a nearby manhole fire cut 
> power to the building housing the POP. 
> 	-Where is the generator backup?

It's my understanding that BBN had emergency generator backup, but that it was
insufficient to cover this outage.  I'm pretty sure I saw that in one of 
their ticket emails last night, although it's not in the official ticket