(NECN: Jennifer Eagan, Stratford, Conn.) - Now that Irene has passed, Connecticut is surveying the damage.
One person was killed in Prospect, Conn., after downed wire started a house fire.
Meanwhile, more than 700,000 people are without power in the state. Officials say it will likely be a prolonged power outage, with lots of flooding near the shoreline.
The hardest hit areas will take more than a week to recover power.