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Power outage in Chalmette puts thousands of Entergy customers in the dark

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CHALMETTE, LA (WVUE) -

Many Entergy customers were left in the dark in Chalmette late Saturday night. According to Mike Vurns, spokesperson for Entergy, 4,977 residents and businesses were without power along Paris Road and the surrounding area for about  two hours. 

Vurns said, a transmission line that feeds the Chalmette substation was knocked offline due to bad weather.

Entergy crews worked to restore power in the area. Power was restored around 1:52 a.m.

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