Wake Forest Power responding to downtown power outage

Monday, June 26, 2023 - 9:15am

***UPDATE - Power has been restored to most of the affected area. The cause was a blown fuse.

A few stores in the downtown area are still without power. Crews are working to get power back on as quickly as possible.

Approximately 100 Wake Forest Power customers in the downtown area are without power.

Affected streets include South White Street, South Brooks Street, Elm Avenue, Allen Road, Jones Avenue, E Roosevelt Avenue, South Franklin Street, Taylor Street, and Owen Avenue.

The cause of the outage is not known but is not believed to be related to the intermittent outages that affected approximately 1,000 customers over the weekend.

Crews are responding and expect to have power restored by 10 a.m.

Additional information will be provided as it becomes available.