Power outage affecting parts of Lafayette

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UPDATE 8:00 am– Power is still out along Ambassador Caffery from Guilbeau Rd. to William O. Stutes St.

UPDATE 7:35 am– Power has not yet been restored.

ORIGINAL STORY– LUS officials confirm a power outage along Ambassador Caffery from Guilbeau Rd. to William O. Stutes St.

The power company tells News 10 a lighting strike took out an insulator and 597 people are being affected.

Currently, Wal-Mart, Sam’s Club, and Lafayette General Medical Center’s southwest campus are being affected.

As of 7 am LUS officials expect another 20-30 minutes to get power back up.

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