Brr, hundreds of houses in Charleston area cold and dark in power outages

As temperatures continued to drop Monday night, several hundred houses in West Ashley lost power.

As of 9 p.m. SCE&G's map showed 570 houses off Orange Grove Road in the dark. That was about 200 more houses without power than was reported at 7:30 p.m. A fix was expected by10:30 p.m.

A few other scattered outages were also showing on James Island, Ashley Phosphate Road and Hollywood.

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