Power outage affecting customers in Cooper-Young

Power outage affecting customers in Cooper-Young
Power Outages (Source: WAFF)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Memphis Light, Gas and Water is reporting thousands of customers without power due to a damaged wire issue.

The utility says a contractor reportedly damaged an underground wire Wednesday afternoon causing the outages. As of 8:18 p.m., there are over 2,700 customers without power.

Crews are working to fix the problem.

MLGW says the estimated time of repair will be around 9 p.m.

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