There’s A Major Blackout In North Carolina And The Fix Could Take Weeks

Due to a construction mishap, a portion of the Outer Banks has been left in complete darkness. Early Thursday morning, a steel casing was driven into the underground transmission cable near Pea Island. Officials estimate that a proper repair could take weeks and the power outage just as long to fix. Here’s more on the Hatteras blackout:

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Our thoughts go out to residents affected by this temporary power outage. For updates and more, be sure to follow the Cape Hatteras Electric Cooperative on Facebook.