LABELLE, FL. -- A passing thunderstorm Wednesday night caused havoc with the electric power in Port LaBelle, Florida.
The electric went off for residents in Port LaBelle starting about 6:45 and didn't come back on until two hours later. A power wire was down on Helms Road, causing the widespread outage.
Hendry county sheriff deputies took at least one call to assist a Port LaBelle residence having difficulty due to the electric outage.
Power was out at the LaBelle High School Thursday morning but restored about 7:30 a.m.