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Nearly 2,900 without power in Johnson County, including several schools

JOHNSON COUNTY, Ind. (WISH) – Several people are currently experiencing power outages in Johnson County.

According to Duke Energy, almost 2,900 people have been affected. The company says that a squirrel caused damage at their Whiteland substation, resulting in the outage. 

The company says they first learned of the outages at approximately 9:45 a.m.

The outage has also affected a number of schools in the county. As a result, Clark-Pleasant School Corporation has said the following schools are being released at 11:45 a.m. due to the power outage:

  • Break-O-Day Elementary
  • Sawmill Woods Preschool

Duke Energy is reporting that power will be restored at 11:45 a.m.

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