Power outages in Richland and Lexington not Florence related, officials say

Power outages in Richland and Lexington not Florence related, officials say
(Source: SCE&G)

(WIS) - About 450 power outages have been reported in Richland and Lexington Counties Friday morning. Officials say these outages are not related to Hurricane Florence.

"The few outages currently are relatively routine; not storm-related," SCANA spokesperson Rhonda O'banion said. A car hit a pole in Lexington County and caused outages, according to Eric Boomhower with SCANA. A dead tree fell in Richland County, causing outages.

Crews are working to make the repairs.

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