Power restored to most NES customers in Hendersonville after New Shackle Island Road outage

A fallen tree limb left nearly 5,000 Nashville Electric Service customers without power in Hendersonville on Wednesday afternoon, NES confirmed.

The outage near New Shackle Island Road was reported around 2 p.m. and NES dispatched crews to the scene.

NES tweeted that crews were en route to the scene to investigate the cause of the outage.

Around 3 p.m., crews discovered the limb fallen on a power line.

As of 3:20 pm. the number of affected customers was less than 400.

NES responding to thousands without power in Hendersonville.

This is a developing story.

Reach reporter Joseph Choi at jchoi@gannett.com.

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