WF Power crews responding to downtown power outage

Thursday, February 29, 2024 - 9:29am

***UPDATE - Power has been restored. Today's outage was caused by an animal inside the electronic switch.

The information below was distributed at 9:26 a.m.

Wake Forest Power crews are responding to a power outage affecting approximately 300 Wake Forest Power customers in and around downtown Wake Forest.

Affected streets include, but are not limited to East Jones Avenue, South White Street, South Allen Road, South Brooks Street, Pearce Avenue, Highgate Circle, Deacon Ridge Street, East Roosevelt Avenue, Wait Avenue and Brewer Circle.

The cause of the outage is not known. Power is expected to be restored by 10:30 a.m.