Power could be out until Saturday afternoon after transmission lines fall in Beauregard Parish

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Published: Sep. 9, 2022 at 5:27 PM CDT
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Beauregard Parish, La. (KPLC) - Over 2,000 Beauregard Electric (BECi) customers are without power Friday after Cleco Cajun transmission lines fell onto a BECi distribution line, BECi said.

(Beauregard Electric)

Residents in the following areas are affected:

  • West of DeRidder
  • Planer Mill Road
  • Merryville
  • The Junction
  • Knight
  • Evans.

BECi said the company expects that power will not be restored until Saturday afternoon due to “extensive damage.”