Fallen Tree Knocks Out Power Wednesday

A number of buildings at Duke are without power due to a fallen tree on Anderson Street

A tree fell across Anderson Street on Wednesday, knocking out power.

Update: July 12, 2018

Power has been restored and campus buildings are back online.

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About 1,200 customers, including a number of buildings at Duke, are without power due to a fallen tree on Anderson Street near Duke University Road.

The tree fell across Anderson Street on Wednesday afternoon, striking a distribution circuit for Duke Energy and knocking out power.

Anderson Street is currently blocked south of Duke University Road. Traffic signals are out along Anderson Street; at Erwin Road and Anderson Street and at Erwin Road and Trent Drive.

Power is expected to be restored around 5 p.m. today.

Updates will be posted here as needed.