Power restored in southeast Charlotte after brief outage

CHARLOTTE — Power has been restored in southeast Charlotte following a brief outage Wednesday morning, according to Duke Energy.

The incident occurred around 7:30 a.m. on Monroe Road near Wendover Road.

Duke Energy said 1,479 customers are without power; however, it is unclear what caused the outage.

Just before 8:30 a.m., officials announced that power had been reported in the area.

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