Power outage in Brownsville caused by damaged line, TVA says

BROWNSVILLE, TN (WMC-TV) - A a damaged line resulted in a large power outage in Brownsville, Tennessee Valley Authority officials said Monday.

The damaged line feeds the Brownsville and Dupree substations in Haywood County.

TVA spokesperson Trent Scott said both Brownsville Energy Authority and Southwest Tennessee Electric Membership Corporation have consumers fed from the stations.

The TVA is using an alternate feed to service the two substations while crews work to repair the damaged line, officials said.

If you live in the affected area and would like to report an outage, call 1-888-440-1990.

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