Outage map

This map provided by the Paris Utility Authority shows the extent of Wednesday afternoon's power outages in Paris and Henry County.

A tree falling through a transmission line on Whitlock Road caused a widespread power outage Wednesday afternoon in Henry County.

Shortly before 4 p.m., more than 4,000 people across Henry County lost power because of the fallen line, according to Paris Utility Authority.

About 4:30 p.m., PUA was able to restore power everywhere except Puryear, according to a spokesman. About 1,700 Puryear residents were still said to be without power.

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