Power outage reported near Seymour Middle School

Duke Energy is currently experiencing an outage by Seymour Middle school impacting about 500 customers.

The company experienced several poles being pulled down and broken, which now need to be replaced and repaired, said Chip Orben, Duke’s government and community relations manager.

He said the company anticipates this work will take up to six hours.

Customer who are out should call 800-343-3525.

Also, if you are in the area, Duke asks you maintain your distance from the crews who are following COVID protocols. Also, stay away from any downed lines.

For updates, visit duke-energy.com/outages.