A PIECE of old technology came into use yesterday as Gladstone was plunged into darkness.
A sudden power outage had more than 700 buildings and residences left in the dark yesterday morning.
Among the affected buildings was Rex Silver Insurance Brokers on Auckland St.
In the middle of the chaos, the 72-year-old Ms Silver Thelma was one of the few able to get answers about what was eventually only a short outage. PAGE 4