Widespread power outage reported in Tippah County

A widespread power outage has been reported in Tippah County, affecting residential and commercial customers.

The outage is being reported to us as far south as near to Blue Mountain and as far north as Tiplersville.

Some residents have reported hearing a large explosion which could be the result of a large transformer or other component exploding.

We will update as more information is available. *UPDATE FROM TIPPAH ELECTRIC* ” We are presently experiencing an outage with our Blue Mountain and Falkner substations. Crews are working to restore power as soon as possible. “

Jon Ross Myers

Jon Ross Myers is the executive editor and publisher of the Mississippi News Network, Mississippi's largest digital only media company. He can be reached at editor@tippahnews.com

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