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Early morning power outage hits about 4,000 in Durham County

A power outage Thursday morning, May 17, 2018, affected about 4,000 customers in eastern Durham County, NC, Duke Energy reported.
A power outage Thursday morning, May 17, 2018, affected about 4,000 customers in eastern Durham County, NC, Duke Energy reported. Duke Energy

A power outage that began about 5:30 a.m. Thursday affected about 4.000 Duke Energy customers in eastern Durham County, the utility said.

The outage was affecting the Bethesda and Leesville areas, a Duke map showed.

The company had not posted a reason for the blackout, but it said repair crews were on the scene.

Power was restored later in the morning.

Ron Gallagher 919-829-4572 @RPGKT
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