KUB: Most customers have power after outage

More than 5,000 Knoxville Utilities Board customers are without power Wednesday after./ Source: MGN

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- The Knoxville Utilities Board says most customers have power now after an earlier outage on Wednesday afternoon.

5,208 customers were originally without power, according to the KUB outage map. KUB told WVLT News that as of about 2:30 p.m., 928 customers were without power but were expected to get it back within the hour.

KUB said the outage was caused by a contract vegetation management crew vehicle that hit a supporting wire that supported a utility pole.

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