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MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) - A utility pole fire may have been the cause of a power outage in the Socastee area of Myrtle Beach Thursday morning.

Power was lost in the Backgate area of US 17 Bypass around 7:24 a.m.

Stop lights at Coalition Drive, Palmetto Point Boulevard, Forestbrook Road and SC 707 were not working as commuters made their way to work and school.

As of 7:46 a.m., Santee Cooper reported 3,300 customers without power.  The company website indicated power was restored by 8:30 a.m.

 

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