Power restored to thousands in Douglas County area

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UPDATE:
As of Sunday morning, power had been restored.
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More than 4,300 NV Energy customers do not have electricity as of 11:00 pm. on Saturday, due to a power outage. The outage is mostly affecting the Carson City and South Lake Tahoe areas, according to an NV Energy spokesperson who says the problem was first reported around 8:45 p.m.

She says the outage initially affected about 8,000 customers. Crews are working on trying to restore power. NV Energy has not yet been able to determine what sparked the outage.