Hundreds without power in Greensboro after tree takes down power lines near Friendly Center

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Hundreds of people in Greensboro are without power Saturday after a tree took down some power lines near the Friendly Center shopping center.

More than 300 Duke Energy customers in the area were without power as of about 9 p.m. Saturday, according to Duke Energy’s website.

Power is expected to be restored by about 6 a.m. Sunday.

The tree fell behind the Harris Teeter grocery store near Northline Avenue and took down power lines at about 2 p.m.

The incident caused Northline Avenue to close from Pembroke to Hobbs roads.