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McDowell County Power Outage

9:30AM - Update
Rutherford Electric and Duke Energy are still working on the problem and we also learned that this does include Customers in the Nebo area of McDowell. If you have an Emergency please call 911.
8:30AM - From McDowell County:

Power outage in McDowell County in the Hankins-North Fork, Woodlawn and North Cove Communities of our County.

Rutherford Electric is aware of the problem and have people in the area working to fix the problem.

Rutherford Electric and they are advising a tree is down on a Duke Energy transmission line and it has taken out the power to 3 of the Rutherford Electric Sub-Stations.

Duke Energy has given Rutherford Electric a time frame of 9:00 AM to have the problem fixed by.

If you have an Emergency please call 911.

We also have asked the 3 Fire Departments serving these areas to stand by at their Station's until the issue is fixed.


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