Hundreds without power in Spartanburg Co.

SPARTANBURG CO., S.C. (WSPA) — Hundreds of people were in the dark after power outages Saturday in Spartanburg County.

More than 1,600 members of Laurens Electric Cooperative were without power for several hours.

A spokesman with the cooperative said the outage was due to an equipment failure.

He said the outage was caused by a Duke Energy transmission problem.

The power has since been restored.

Duke Energy is reporting that more than 1400 are without power in Spartanburg County. Most of these customers are near Fingerville and Cooley Springs.

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