Power restored after Orange Park vehicle fire causes outages for hundreds

Courtesy: Christopher Robles (WJXT)

Hundreds of Clay County residents and some businesses were without power for hours after a vehicle fire and crash on the intersection of Wells Road and Orange Park Northway, Sunday night.

At the height of the outage, 1,334 services were impacted according to the Clay Electric Cooperative Inc. outage map. Power was restored shortly after 1 a.m.

The Clay County Sheriff’s Office said that Wells Road was closed, but has since reopened. The Sheriff’s Office says they’re working to get more resources.