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Nearly 1,200 lose power in Williamsburg, Georgetown Cos.

Nearly 1,200 customers lost power around 5 p.m. in Williamsburg County. (Source: Duke Energy) Nearly 1,200 customers lost power around 5 p.m. in Williamsburg County. (Source: Duke Energy)

WILLIAMSBURG COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – Nearly 1,200 customers lost power around 5 p.m. in Williamsburg County.

According to a Duke Energy outage map, falling trees or limbs damaged equipment, causing 1,170 customers to lose power in the Nesmith and Hemingway areas. Some parts of Georgetown County may have been affected by the outage as well.

Power is expected to be restored around 7 p.m.

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