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LaRue Co. 911 system down, storm damage reported across metro Louisville

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) - A lightning strike from severe weather has caused an outage to the LaRue County 911 system, according to spokesperson Nathan Hall. The problem first happened a little after 11 p.m. Hall said it is unclear how long the 911 system will remain down.

Those in LaRue County who experience emergencies are asked to contact the LaRue County Detention Center at 270-358-9876, ext. 3, Hodgenville Police at 270-358-3013, and Kentucky State Police, Post 4 at 270-766-5078. 

As of 12 p.m., LG&E said that about 5,000 homes in the area are still without power. Crews have been working through the night to try to get the power back on in those areas. LG&E says many of the outages were concentrated in the Fern Creek, Okolona and Jeffersontown areas.

Metrosafe is also reporting that severe weather has caused the following issues throughout the area:

Trees Down with Wires:

Flowervale at Deering Road.
6300 block of Moorman Road
Handley at Buechel Bank Road
Elmhurst at Wellsworth

Tree Down:

10539 Cedar Creek
Jefferson Boulevard at Fern Valley Road
1900 block of Greyling Road
Fern Creek Road at Kentucky Avenue
7500 Routt Rd.
1005 Meadow Hill Rd.
6700 Mount Washington Rd.
Cedar Creek at Creekview
Broadfern at Fernview
Routt Road at Brush Run 

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