Officials: Power pole apparently cut down by chainsaw - WMBFNews.com, Myrtle Beach/Florence SC, Weather

Officials: Power pole apparently cut down by chainsaw

Horry County, SC -

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - Highway 31 in Horry County was temporarily shut down Monday after a power pole had been cut down.

According to Horry Electric spokeswoman Penelope Hinson, 56 customers lost power between 12:54 a.m. and 3:50 a.m. after the power pole was apparently cut down with a chain saw.

Electric crews were able to replace the damaged pole by 3:50 a.m.

Copyright 2010 WMBF News. All rights reserved.

Powered by Frankly