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Power restored, phone lines still impacted after lightning strike in Plaquemine

9 months 3 weeks 5 days ago Friday, May 05 2023 May 5, 2023 May 05, 2023 6:59 AM May 05, 2023 in News

Plaquemine - The city of Plaquemine temporarily suffered widespread outages Friday morning following a lightning strike to their main electrical system.

City officials first reported that power and phone lines were out for much of the area shortly after 6 a.m. Power was restored before 7 a.m., according to the city. 

Crews are still working to get phone lines back up. Any residents still dealing with outages are asked to reach out to the city for repairs.

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