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Power restored in EBR after thousands affected by outage

9 months 3 weeks 4 days ago Tuesday, July 31 2018 Jul 31, 2018 July 31, 2018 6:50 AM July 31, 2018 in News
Source: WBRZ
By: WBRZ Staff

BATON ROUGE - Power has been restored to customers near Florida Blvd. after an early morning outage.

According to Entergy, originally more than 2,400 people were affected. The outage was reported shortly after 6:30 a.m. By 8:30 a.m. power had been restored. Officials say the cause of the outage was an equipment failure. 

A second outage in the area was reported shortly after 8:30 a.m. in the same area. The outage affected more than 100 people. Power is estimated to be restored by 10:30 a.m.

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