Blown transformer leaves thousands without power in Monroe Co.

Blown transformer leaves thousands without power in Monroe Co.

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Most of the customers affected were in Monroe County. (source: Fort Loudoun Electric Cooperative) Most of the customers affected were in Monroe County. (source: Fort Loudoun Electric Cooperative)

VONORE (WATE) - Thousands of Fort Loudoun Electric customers were without power Tuesday morning.

Monroe County dispatch says a blown transformer caused the outage.

At the height of the outage, more than 4,700 people were without power. As of 7:30 a.m., only 1,000 people did not have electricity.

Most of the customers affected were in Monroe County.

To see current outages, head to Fort Loudoun Electric Cooperative's website.

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