(Orange, Texas)

May 3, 2013

Power loss leaves 9K in the dark on Friday

Staff reports
The Orange Leader

ORANGE — A problem with a transmission line cut power to thousands of residents and businesses on Friday.

Entergy Texas reported an unidentified problem with a large transmission line left approximately 9,000 customers without power in the Orange-area on Friday morning. Outages were reported as early 9 a.m., Friday, which left residents, businesses and even schools, such as Lamar State College - Orange without power.

Power was restored throughout the morning and shortly after noon, Friday, at LSC-O and other parts of downtown Orange.