About 10,000 people in downtown Fayetteville, North Carolina, lost power Tuesday morning when a snake got into a power substation, the city’s Public Works Commission said on Facebook.
“Outage caused by snake in a substation. 10,000 customer(s) who were out have been restored. Power restored as of 10:45 a.m.,” the commission said.
The commission did not give the condition of the snake.
The outage started about 10:20 a.m. and was fixed by 10:45, the commission said.