Lincoln County suffers moderate storm damage

Published 9:55 am Thursday, April 23, 2020

Storms that rolled through the area Wednesday night into Thursday morning left trees and power lines down, and caused tree damage to five or six homes. Even so, no injuries were reported as of mid-morning Thursday, according to Lincoln County Emergency Management Director Clifford Galey.

According to Entergy’s power outage map, approximately 265 customers were without power mid-morning Thursday in the Brookhaven area. A statement from Entergy, prediction of estimated restoration times may be delayed due to extra precautions being taken due to the effects of the coronavirus.

Brookhaven Animal Rescue League reported some trees down and damage to a fence. No animals were harmed.

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