Equipment failure cause of outage in Jonesboro area

A brief service interruption was experienced by 2,300 Central Electric members at 6:47 a.m. this morning in the Jonesboro area. The outage occurred due to an interruption of service from Central Electric’s power supplier, caused by an equipment failure. The outage lasted approximately 45 minutes and service was restored to all members by 7:34 a.m.