'Mechanical issue' cause West Ashley power outage

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - SCE&G officials say a mechanical issue caused a power outage which affected over 2,000 customers in Charleston on Friday morning.

Spokesperson Kim Asbill said the outage occured at 9:30 a.m. after a mechanical issue.  Asbill said a crew fixed the problem just after 10:30 a.m.

The outage mainly affected residents who live along Highway 61 in West Ashley.

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