25,000 lose power briefly in Summerville after mechanical failure

SUMMERVILLE, SC (WCSC) - More than 25,000 people in Summerville lost power Thursday because of a mechanical failure.

According to SCE&G, 25,483 Summerville customers lost power at 11:39 a.m., but for just two minutes.

Another 835 customers were without power for 90 minutes as crews made repairs. According to SCE&G's website, there are some still some small outages in Summerville, but those outages are impacting less than 60 people.

The cause of the outage is listed as mechanical failure.

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