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Horry Electric crews restore power after outage in Conway area

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Published: Jan. 10, 2022 at 6:41 AM EST
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HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) – Hundreds of Horry Electric customers woke up Monday morning to no power.

The utility company said the power outage is impacted those served out of the Nixonville substation which is between Highways 90 and 905.

Horry Electric says a power outage is impacting those served out of the Nixonville substation.
Horry Electric says a power outage is impacting those served out of the Nixonville substation.(Source: Horry Electric Cooperative)

Horry Electric said crews had to replace a pole in the area. The utility company added that a pole replacement takes a minimum of fours hours.

Around 6 a.m. there were over 900 customers were without power. About an hour later, the utility company said that crews were able to back feed as many members as possible to a nearby substation, but there are still over 600 customers who won’t have power until the pole is changed out.

By 11 a.m., all power was restored to customers in the area.

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