Power outage affecting portions of Wake Forest

Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 5:28pm

Over 1,000 Wake Forest Power customers who live in and around downtown Wake Forest are without power this afternoon after a squirrel came in to contact with a transformer.

Affected areas include portions of Elm Avenue, Holding Ridge Subdivision, Pineview Estates Subdivision, South Main Street, Durham Road, Bennett Park Subdivision and Tyler Run Subdivision.

Electric crews are on the scene, and power is expected to be restored within the hour.