HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) — Power has been restored to more than 1,300 customers of the Horry Electric Cooperative who lost service at about noon Friday after a tree fell on some lines, the utility said.
The outage was first reported at 11:56 a.m., and service was restored by about 1:20 p.m., the utility said in an updated post on Facebook.
The outage affected customers in the general area of Highway 544 and Highway 31 served by the Lake Ridge substation. A map on the utility’s website showed that the outage stretched north from the Intracoastal Waterway to Highway 814.
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