(05/24/2013)
UPDATE - Virtually all Wirt County electric customers had service restored by Thursday evening, after over 90% lost power Thursday.

ORIGINAL STORY - Nearly all of Wirt County is without power Wednesday night after storms swept through the area.

FirstEnergy says 3,410 Wirt residents have no power. There are 3,744 customers in the county.

Roane has 472 customers without power and Gilmer with 59.

Jackson County has 38% of electric customers without power.


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