Power restored after outage in South Lake Charles

From KPLC Staff:

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC)-Thousands of Entergy customers lost power Monday night after an equipment failure at a substation. Entergy says a lightning strike may be to blame for the damage at the substation near the intersection of Louisiana Avenue and East McNeese Street. According to an Entergy web site, the outage impacted nearly 8,000 customers. Entergy said it was able to restore power to customers by 10:00pm Monday evening.