Damaged equipment leaves hundreds in the dark

Damaged equipment leaves hundreds in the dark
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BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - More than 900 Mississippi Power customers are without power this morning. Bill Snyder with Mississippi Power confirms damaged insulators in some equipment near the Coast Coliseum caused the outage around 2:30a.m. He said the equipment was damaged during the last lightning storm.

Crews are working to restore power quickly.

Snyder said power is expected to be restored by 4:00a.m.