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Bird hits equipment, knocks out power for much of Old South Baton Rouge

4 years 11 months 1 week ago Wednesday, July 17 2019 Jul 17, 2019 July 17, 2019 6:17 PM July 17, 2019 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - Power was knocked out near LSU Wednesday evening after a bird hit some equipment, causing the transformer to fail.

4,300 customers lost power around 6 p.m. between I-10 and LSU's campus. An Entergy spokesperson tells WBRZ a bird hit some of the equipment, which caused the initial outage.

Entergy says crews are on site making repairs. Power was restored before 5 a.m. Thursday.

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