Tuesday Afternoon Power Outage In Eastern Section Of The County

Last Updated on October 5, 2016 10:06 am

A Tuesday afternoon power outage lead to a few traffic problems, as the outage knocked out some traffic lights for a short time.

1,024 Blue Ridge Electric members were impacted when the outage began at 4:33pm.  A track hoe doing work near Modern Toyota of Boone hit and tore down a section of power line, according to Blue Ridge Electric. Power was restored at 4:51pm, leaving power out for 18 minutes.


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