Power coming back at Fort Gordon

The lights were coming back on Friday afternoon at Fort Gordon after a power outage that initially affected about 80 percent of the post.

Fort Gordon Spokesman Buz Yarnell said the outage occurred about 10:30 a.m. All nonessential personnel were released at 1 p.m.

A Georgia Power spokeswoman said the outage was a result of equipment issues. More than 60 percent of the post had its power back by the afternoon.