As Waters Recede, People Survey Damage | NECN

As Waters Recede, People Survey Damage

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    (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.