Upshur Rural metering point suffers outage, thousands without power

Upshur Rural metering point suffers outage, thousands without power

EAST TEXAS (KLTV) - Thousands of people are without power after the Upshur Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation said an outage occurred at their Jefferson metering point.

They said this has caused several substations to go down.

We are currently experiencing an outage at our Jefferson metering point. The following substations are down because of...

Posted by Upshur Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation on Friday, October 11, 2019

Upshur Rural said the issue has been located and power will be rerouted from their Diana substation metering point to substations that are currently down.

The issue with the outage has been located and power is going to be rerouted from our Diana metering point to the...

Posted by Upshur Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation on Friday, October 11, 2019

According to the Upshur Rural outage map, over 9,000 people are without power.

KLTV will update this story with any new information we receive.

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