Outage leaves 700 residents without power
COLUMBIA - A power outage between 11:30 and 11:45 a.m. in Southwest Columbia left around 700 residents without power.
At around 3:00 p.m, most of the outages were restored.
Columbia Power and Light says a faulty power circuit close to Perche Creek casued the outages.
The department says the circuit's damage was most likely caused by recent storms.
(Editor's Note: This story has been updated to provide the newest infromation available.)