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Early morning power outages left nearly 2K EBR residents in the dark, Thursday

4 years 1 month 3 weeks ago Thursday, January 02 2020 Jan 2, 2020 January 02, 2020 7:48 AM January 02, 2020 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - Two separate power outages left nearly 2,000 East Baton Rouge Parish residents in the dark on Thursday morning. 

The first outage occurred around 7:30 a.m. in the Airline/Barringer Foreman area.

Entergy says a broken pole caused the outage and power was restored around 9 a.m.

The second outage occurred around 7:50 a.m. in South Baton Rouge and impacted about 1,000 customers. 

According to Entergy, this incident was the result of damage to a piece of equipment known as a crossarm.

Area residents had powered restored to them by 10 a.m. 

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