Power back on after Maryville substation issue leaves thousands in the dark for the New Year

Published: Jan. 1, 2020 at 6:23 AM EST
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An issue at a Maryville Electric substation has been fixed that had left thousands in the dark Wednesday morning.

Blount County dispatch said the outage started a little after 5:15 a.m. and that Maryville Electric is working on the problem at the substation but had no estimated time it would be fixed.

The Maryville Electric web site shows that the outage affected over 6,200 customers.

Maryville Electric fixed the issue and all the power came back on around 7:00 a.m. Wednesday morning.

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