Update, 8:10 a.m. Tuesday
Power was restored to the area around 7 a.m., said David Freese, an Entergy spokesman.
The equipment failure was due to weather that moved through the area, Freese said.
More than 3,700 customers were without power early Tuesday in Ascension Parish due to damaged equipment, according to Entergy Louisiana.
The outage, which was reported shortly before 4:30 a.m., was affecting 3,730 customers near Gonzales. Power was expected to be restored by 8 a.m.
The outage was caused by broken equipment on a utility pole, Entergy said.
See a map of outages here.