Major power outage reported throughout Region 8

16,000 customers without power in Independence, White and Cleburne counties

Major power outage reported throughout Region 8
Power outage (Source: WALB)

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KAIT) - At least 16,000 Entergy Arkansas customers were without power Thursday afternoon due to farm machinery running into and damaging equipment.

According to a post on the Entergy Arkansas web page, the outage was reported in Independence, White and Cleburne counties.

Officials say power is expected to be restored by 11 p.m. Thursday.

Region 8 News will have more details as they become available.

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