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Malfunctioning circuit breaker causes brief outage in Pawleys Island

Pawleys Island, SC -

PAWLEYS ISLAND, SC (WMBF) - Nearly 1,000 residents in Pawleys Island were in the dark after a circuit breaker malfunctioned around 12:15 p.m., according to Santee Cooper officials.

Company spokeswoman Laura Varn said power was out for 14 minutes along the South Causeway for approximately 900 homes.

Power was restored and operations are back to normal.

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