CHARLOTTE, N.C. (QUEEN CITY NEWS) – Roughly 3,000 Duke Energy customers were left without power Thursday afternoon in west Charlotte, according to Duke Energy’s outage maps.

That power was restored around 5:15 p.m.

The outages were first reported around 3:30 p.m. in the Pinecrest area from Billy Graham Parkway to Remount Road.

Officials say the outage was ’caused by equipment going offline.’

The time of restoration was originally reported to be around 6:30 p.m.