Downed wire in Fort Lauderdale causes power outages for about 1,200 Broward customer

– A downed wire in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, resulted in a fire and power problems for over a thousand residents in Broward County.

– The incident occurred in the area of 3000 Harbor Drive on a Friday afternoon.

– Some residents reported being without power for up to 15 hours due to the incident.

– A Fort Lauderdale resident, Delana LaHue, described the moment of losing electricity, expressing fear and shock.

– Approximately 1,200 customers were initially affected by the power outage, but Florida Power and Light (FPL) managed to restore power later that Friday night.

– Fortunately, there were no reported injuries resulting from the downed power line incident.