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Power restored to more than 7,000 Progress Energy customers

By Associated Press
Published On: Apr 04 2013 06:41:12 AM CDT
GREENE, LENOIR, PITT COUNTIES -

More than 7,000 Progress Energy customers lost power overnight around 1:00 a.m. It was restored about 90 minutes later, according to Progress Energy's outage map.

Greene County dispatchers say the outage was because of a fire at a substation near Hwy. 903.

The details are limited. We are working to get the facts right.