HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - Horry Electric reported more than 2,000 power outages in the area Monday morning.
Crews on the scene determined the cause of the outage. Lightning hit an arrestor in the substation.
Horry Electric said in a social media comment, " We appreciate the patience of our members as we work to make repairs."
Horry Electric says the power is now restored.
Correction: WMBF News erroneously reported that power had been restored at 8:04 a.m. This is incorrect. Power was not restored at this time. We apologize for this error.