Power outage Thursday impacted all Tideland EMC customers on Ocracoke Island

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SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO – APRIL 18: An employee of the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) repairs a power lines affected by Hurricane Maria April 18, 2018 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. A major failure knocked out the electricity in Puerto Rico today leaving the entire island without power nearly seven months after the […]

OCRACOKE, N.C. (WAVY) – Nearly 1,400 customers lost power on Ocracoke Island Thursday.

The outage was first reported at 11:43 a.m. and Tideland EMC said it affected all of its customers on the island.

As of 3 p.m., power had been restored to all but three customers on the island.

10 On Your Side is working to learn what caused the widespread outage.

Stay with WAVY for updates.

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