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Tree fell on power lines, cutting power for more than 4,000 SCE&G customers

Current outage reports indicate less than 3,000 people are now without power while the cleanup of a tree that fell on a power line continues. (Source: SCE&G) Current outage reports indicate less than 3,000 people are now without power while the cleanup of a tree that fell on a power line continues. (Source: SCE&G)
COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) -

If you are in the Forest Acres area and even beyond and your power went out, you are not alone. A tree fell on a power line near Two Notch Road cutting power for over 4,000 SCE&G customers.

There is currently no cause of the tree falling at this time, but outages are being reduced as power is being restored. Crews continue to work to address the incident. 

Columbia Police are advising that citizens avoid the 2500 to 2700 block of Two Notch Road due the broken power line. Traffic is being redirected. 

You can check the current outage status with SCE&G's outage map. 

WIS News 10 will update this story as more information becomes available.

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