Upshur Rural power outage affecting hundreds of customers

Upshur Rural power outage affecting hundreds of customers

UPSHUR COUNTY, Texas (KLTV) - Monday morning over 7300 Upshur Rural Electric Cooperative customers were without power caused by problems with a main breaker.

The main breaker from a transformer was thrown causing the power outage, according to Tony McCullough from Upshur Rural. When the main breaker was flipped back on several smaller breakers were tripped.

As of 2:00 p.m., there are over 500 outages, mainly in the Noonday area.

URECC said power should be restored soon.

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