Rusk County OEM: Multiple failed components in substation, crews still working

Rusk County OEM: Multiple failed components in substation, crews still working

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:

Earlier story:

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.

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