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Report: Vandals cause power outages in French Quarter

2 months 3 weeks 18 hours ago Thursday, June 29 2017 Jun 29, 2017 June 29, 2017 1:09 PM June 29, 2017 in News
Source: WWL
By: Alicia Serrano

NEW ORLEANS – Vandals caused power outages to many buildings in downtown New Orleans and in the French Quarter on Thursday. 

According to Entergy, equipment was stolen and damaged at a substation that services the downtown area and the French Quarter, WWL reports. The damage was done overnight and Entergy says that power should be restored by 1 p.m. on Thursday. 

The outages caused the Orleans Parish Civil District Court and 1st and 2nd City Court to close at noon. 

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