HENDERSON, TX (KLTV) - Numerous customers are without power in parts of Rusk County, including Henderson.
UPDATE: At 11 p.m., the Rusk County OEM posted that there are multiple failed components in a substation, and they continue to work on restoration. No word on time they expect the restoration to occur. The outage map still shows 1,406 customers with an outage.
At 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Rusk County Office of Emergency Management tweeted that there were still over 1,000 without power in some areas:
According to the Rusk County Office of Emergency Management, they were notified at about 2:25 p.m. of a power outage affecting the northern portion of Henderson. SWEPCO is reporting that 3,133 clients are without power in the Henderson area.
As of 2:50 p.m., Rusk County OEM was notified that estimated time of restoration would be at about 5:30 p.m.
At this time, the cause of the power outage is unknown.