Report: Vandals cause power outages in French Quarter
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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