Hundreds of customers lose power in West Ashley, North Charleston
A tree limb that fell on a power line caused about 1,600 power outages in West Ashley near Savannah Highway this morning.
South Carolina Electric & Gas spokeswoman Kim Asbill said power was restored within a few minutes of the incident.
Crews are currently working to restore power to hundreds of other SCE&G customers who lost power in several weather-related outages.
Twenty-one incidents are linked to 826 outages in Charleston County, SCE&G reports.
Crews expect several clusters in North Charleston and West Ashley to be restored about 2 p.m., according to SCE&G.
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