Fire in Montgomery County knocks out power
Update 12:41 p.m. — Power has been restored to nearly all 2,000 homes that were without power Wednesday morning.
Update — Nearly 2,000 people are still without power in Montgomery County.
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, N.C. — Crews just put out a fire at a substation in Montgomery County.
No homes or businesses were damaged in the fire.
More than 3,000 people are currently without power in the area as a result of the fire.
For the most up-to-date information on when power will be restored visit the Duke Energy outage map.