MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A widespread power outage Friday in downtown Memphis affected public buildings including the Shelby County Criminal Justice Center and Juvenile Court.

Security is tight at 201 Poplar, where lights are out and people are currently not allowed in or out.

MLGW’s power outage report shows 8,416 customers without power as of 11 a.m., with most concentrated in the downtown Memphis area.

MLGW said after noon that all power had been restored. The outage was caused by equipment failure.