Report: Snakes knock out power to more than 40,000

Posted at 10:41 AM, May 02, 2012
and last updated 2012-05-02 10:41:22-04

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) – Dominion Virginia Power said snakes were to blame for two Tuesday night power outages across Central Virginia.

The first outage occurred around 8:30 p.m. in Henrico’s West End, off River Road. According to Dominion’s website about 10,000 customers lost power when a power substation suffered an equipment failure.

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