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Power restored to most Duke Energy customers near WakeMed

Posted September 4, 2014
Updated September 5, 2014

Duke Energy Progress

— About 1,900 Duke Energy Progress customers near WakeMed in Raleigh were without power for about two hours Thursday night.

Areas impacted included New Bern Avenue between WakeMed and North Raleigh Boulevard, Poole Road between Sunnybrook Road and North Raleigh Boulevard and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard between Poole Road and Grantland Drive.

Power was restored to most customers by about 1:30 a.m. It was not immediately known what caused the outage.


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  • Rod Runner Sep 5, 2014
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    If it was actually unexplained, how would Duke have fixed it?

  • The_Analyst Sep 5, 2014

    Obviously Duke always knows what caused the outage because... they fixed it.

  • mike275132 Sep 5, 2014

    Another day , another random unexplained outage by Duke Power