Copper thieves cut power to Pa. veterans group

Updated at: 11/12/2013 12:05 PM

(AP) BRISTOL, Pa. - Authorities say copper thieves darkened Veterans Day for a veterans’ organization in Pennsylvania.

Officials at the Delaware Valley Vietnam Veterans organization in Bristol tell WPVI-TV ( that someone stole copper wiring from a transformer that supplies electricity to their headquarters in Bristol. PECO Energy Co. workers were able to fix the problem by Monday afternoon.

The veterans’ group says a Veterans Day ceremony planned for Monday night will now be able to go on as scheduled.


Information from: WPVI-TV,

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