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Power outage affecting around 1,500 homes in Maryville Friday afternoon

Officials said that a line between two substations went down and crews were working to restore power.
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The silhouette of power lineman climbing on an electric pole with a transformer installed. And replacing the damaged hotline clamp, bail clamp, dropout and surge arrester that causes a power failure.

MARYVILLE, Tenn. — UPDATE (5:15 p.m.): Later Friday afternoon, power was restored to many homes in Maryville. At around 5:15 p.m. officials said only around 1,500 homes were without power.

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Around 8,000 homes were affected by a power outage in Maryville Saturday afternoon, at around 4:15 p.m. Officials said crews were working to repair and restore power.

They said the power outage was caused by a transmission line between two substations coming down. They said information about the cause of the line coming down was not immediately available.

Most of the affected homes were in the eastern part of Maryville, according to an online power outage map.

An estimate for when power would be restored was not immediately available. This story will be updated when more information is available.

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