Several East Tennessee counties were experiencing an outage due to damaged cables. A construction crew in Maryville severed more than 500 fiber strands on two large fiber-optic cable bundles yesterday. (Thursday) The damage impacted all services to Sevierville, Gatlinburg, parts of Maryville and surrounding areas. Crews working overnight to restore power to all customers. Additional crews were called in to make repairs at the second damage site this morning (Friday).