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Columbia, SC (WLTX) -- A power outage in the Vista caused several business and traffic lights to be without power on Friday night.

At one point, there were as many as 1,000 outages, but that number is now down to less than 60 customers.

Acting Columbia Police Chief Melron Kelly says that officers are directing traffic and monitoring the crowd since there is a power outages at numerous businesses in the Vista.

News 19 has contacted South Carolina Electric and Gas about the outage, but they have not returned our calls.

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