GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - According to Gulfport Fire Chief Michael Beyerstedt, a transformer caught fire on near Hardy Ct. on Courthouse Rd. Sunday evening around 7:30 p.m.
Mississippi Power spokesman Jeff Shepard says that more than 2,000 people were initially without power.
Shortly before 8 p.m., all but 109 customers were restored.
Shepard says crews will continue to investigate the cause of the fire.