Mountain City, TN experiencing ‘widespread’ power outage, provider says


JOHNSON COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL) – Residents of Mountain City experienced a widespread blackout on Sunday, according to utility provider Mountain Electric Cooperative (MEC).

According to a Facebook post from the co-op, servicemen were working on the problem around 2:20 p.m. on Oct. 10.

Outages were centralized around the Neva and Trade communities, according to the post.

While residents await a return of electricity, MEC said they appreciate the patience of the community.

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