UPDATE: The power has been restored fully. (8:30 a.m.)
UPDATE: The number of Duke customers without power is down to around 810. (7 a.m.)
FRANKLIN, Ind. — Thousands are without power in Johnson County after issues with a transformer.
The power went out sometime overnight Friday in the Franklin and Hopewell area. As of 5:20 a.m., Duke Energy’s Outage Map shows 3,600 customers without power.
A police officer in the area told a FOX59 videographer that the outage happened after a large transformer exploded.
According to the outage map, Duke expects power to be restored around 11 a.m.