Harlingen, Texas (KVEO) — American Electric Power Texas has reported a power outage affecting over 1,000 customers at South Padre Island.
According to a tweet, AEP crews are responding to it. The cause is unknown.
UPDATE: 8:31 p.m.
The power is estimated to be restored at 9:30 p.m., according to AEP Texas via Twitter.
UPDATE: 9:46 p.m.
More than 500 residents’ power was restored. The power outage was caused by equipment failure, that caused a “flash,” according to Eladio Jaimez, AEP Texas public information officer.