Due to hazardous travel conditions (downed trees and power lines) and wide spread power outages that remain, two school districts remain closed Monday.
“We experienced a fire at our Westbrook substation, which is located in the Carrboro area off of Jones Ferry Road,” Cashion said. “The fire occurred at 10:25 last night. Crews worked through the night and replaced the equipment restoring power by 5:09 this morning.”
A Piedmont Electric spokesperson said a “regulator fire” was to blame for a power outage in Orange County Tuesday night.
“They need to give us a break, in other words to charge a different rate..”