Thousands without power in Berkeley County

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD)– The Berkeley County Electric Cooperative reported that just over 8,000 members were without power Saturday afternoon.

The organization reported that Santee Cooper dropped transmission to the BCEC’s Mt. Holly substation.
Neighbors have reached out to News 2 that neighborhoods in Goose Creek and Monks Corner were also affected by the issue.
Officials say Santee Cooper wereaware of the situation and working to resolve it.
Officials say power was restored later Saturday afternoon. The cause of the issue is still unknown.

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