Large power outage reported in Anderson

ANDERSON — A power outage is affecting a large portion of Anderson, according to the Madison County Emergency Management Agency. 

The source of the outage is thought to be a snapped pole. Anderson Light & Power is on the scene. Reports also indicate a fire at a substation.

Scanner traffic indicates the outage is affecting traffic signals and may have trapped several individuals in a hotel elevator.

EMA is being asked to assist in traffic control during the outage.

The Herald Bulletin will update this story when more details are available.