WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — PPL is reporting a power outage in the Wilkes-Barre area that is impacting approximately 800 customers.

According to PPL Outage Center, the power outage was caused by a tripped breaker or blown fuse. As of 2:30, 840 customers are affected by this outage.

PPL estimates the on site crew should have the power returned by 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.