LONGVIEW, TX (KLTV) - UPDATE: Power has been restored to the 5,000 customers who were involved in an outage earlier this evening. No reason for the outage has been given.
A power outage has left several thousand people without power in the Longview area.
According to the SWEPCO outage map, just over 5,000 people are without power at this time.
The cause of the outage is currently unknown. SWEPCO said they have crews on the scene trying to determine the cause. When they pinpoint the cause, a more accurate estimate restoration time will be released.
KLTV will update this story with any new information.