Power restored after outage in Burgess community

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Nearly a thousand people in the South Strand were without power Friday morning.

The website for Horry County Electric showed about 861 members were affected by the outage, with appears to stem from the Island Green substation near Bay Road in the Burgess community.

Horry Electric has received about 50 calls since 6 a.m. By 7:30 a.m., power had been restored to all customers in the area.

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