power outage

UPDATE: The power outage was caused by a squirrel and service has been restored.

MCCRACKEN/MARSHALL COUNTY LINE, KY -- Nearly 1,750 Jackson Purchase Energy customers are without power.

The power company says the outage is at the Culp substation near Highway 68.

It is impacting customers near the McCracken/Marshall County line.

Crews are working to fix the issue.

No word on what caused the outage or for how long it'll last.

You can see the latest outage map by clicking here.