SCE&G: Equipment issue caused early morning power outage on IOP, Sullivans Island

An SCE&G outage map shows 3,000 people without power on the Isle of Palms Friday morning (Source: SCE&G outage map)
An SCE&G outage map shows 3,000 people without power on the Isle of Palms Friday morning (Source: SCE&G outage map)

ISLE OF PALMS, SC (WCSC) - A power outage on Isle of Palms and Sullivans Island affected a large number of people Friday morning was caused by an equipment issue, an SCE&G official said.

More than 800 people didn't have power on the island as of 6:50 a.m. Friday. That number was more than 3,000 around 6:30 a.m., according to the SCE&G outage map.

We've reached out to SCANA and SCE&G officials for more information about what caused the outage.

This is a developing story. Please check back for more information.

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