HIGH POINT, N.C. – A transformer at a substation failed, causing a large power outage in High Point.

The transmission line affected five substations in the area leading to the outages of homes, businesses, and traffic lights.

The City of High Point said power for about 95-percent of affected customers has since been restored.

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