Power outage in Lexington affects homes and businesses

Power, Outage, Electricity
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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Officials say high winds may have been a factor in power-outages in Fayette County Wednesday that affected homes and crippled some businesses in the Chevy Chase area.

At the height of the outage, an estimated 1,000 Kentucky Utility customers were affected, according to the utility company.

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All power was restored by early evening.

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Bobbi McSwine joined the ABC 36 News Team in March 2020. She started as a Web Content Producer in November 2019. She was born and raised in Chicago, IL, known to many as the “Windy City.” She studied journalism at the University of Illinois in Urbana Champaign. While in school, she had a number of internships ranging from Free Spirit Media, ABC 7 Chicago and Illinois Public Media. She fell in love with writing in high school and paired that with a newfound passion for storytelling in college. She misses her hometown, but she loves the horses and rich history in Lexington. When she’s not working, she’s probably listening to music or binge-watching Netflix. She’s always looking to get to know more people in Central Kentucky, so feel free to shoot her a message on Facebook @BobbiWTVQ, follow her on Twitter @McSwineB_News, or send her an email at bmcswine@wtvq.com.