- Associated Press - Monday, June 25, 2018

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Thunderstorms moving across South Carolina left about 7,000 customers without electric service.

The biggest problems from Sunday’s storms were in Pickens County. Early Monday, Duke Energy reported nearly 3,500 customers without service in Pickens County.

The Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative also reported about 1,100 customers without service in Pickens County on Monday morning.

South Carolina Electric & Gas Co. also reported more than 1,300 customers without service. The biggest problem was in Richland County, with nearly 1,000 customers without service Monday morning.

No serious injuries have been reported. There were no immediate reports of significant damage in the storms.

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