Power restored to downtown Pascagoula

PASCAGOULA, MS (WLOX) - Power has been restored to downtown Pascagoula after a series of unfortunate events Tuesday. Officials said an equipment failure caused a car fire and subsequently damaged power lines.

Mississippi Power spokesman Jeff Shepard said that equipment failure happened around noon and caused a live wire to fall onto a car, and set the vehicle on fire. Initially, about 1,100 people were without power. Just before 3pm, crews had restored power to all customers.

No injuries were reported.

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