1,200 customers left without power in north Ouachita Parish

According to the Entergy website, about 1,200 customers are without power. (Source: Entergy)

OUACHITA PARISH, La. (KNOE) - Entergy experienced problems in the Frenchman's Bend area causing power outages for over a thousand customers in north Ouachita Parish Monday afternoon.

A spokesperson says there was a mechanical malfunction that caused the power outages.

According to the Entergy website, about 1,200 customers were left without power.

The power outage left people without air conditioning on a day where it's dangerously hot. The heat index at 3 p.m. was recorded as 111 degrees F.

According to Entergy's website, power has been restored.