UPDATE: Power restored to thousands in St. Landry Parish

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UPDATE: As of 6:30 p.m. Cleco crews had successfully restored power to the more than 6600 customers in St. Landry Parish who were in the dark Sunday afternoon following an incident at the distribution substation.

ST. LANDRY PARISH, La. (KLFY) –Thousands are without power Sunday in St. Landry Parish.

As of Sunday afternoon at 4:20 p.m. there are more than 6,600 homes and businesses without power throughout St. Landry Parish, according to PowerOutage.US.

We don’t know many details at this time, but will update this article as we know more.

According to CLECO Spokesperson Fran Phoenix, the cause is due to a distribution substation incident.

She said crews are working to repair the issue and ask that for now customers be as patient as possible as they work as fast as they can.

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