Salt buildup forms on Boone Co. power lines, many without power

BOONE COUNTY, KY (FOX19) - Duke Energy says that a salt residue from area roadways is causing buildup along power lines in Boone County. Numerous households are without power in the area.

Officials at Duke say that salt is causing a issues on overhead power lines along I-75. Duke says vehicles driving through the area are creating a salty "mist" which is settling on the power lines.

Numerous households are without power in Boone County. The majority of the outages are being reported in the Florence area.

Duke says they are working to restore power to the areas affected.

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