Power restored to thousands in Hartsville

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HARTSVILLE, S.C. (WBTW) — Thousands of people were without power Thursday evening in Darlington County after a power outage, according to Duke Energy.

About 5,000 customers were affected, according to the outage map. The City of Hartsville offices closed for the rest of the day due to the outage.

The outage was caused by “damage to major power lines,” according to the outage map. The outage was first reported at about 4:15 p.m.

Power has since been restored.

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