Bird causes power outage in Hampton

Posted at 8:38 PM, Jun 08, 2015

Hampton, Va. – Hundreds of customers were without power in Hampton on Monday night.

According to Dominion Power’s website, a little over 700 people have been affected at one time.

They say a bird entered their equipment and caused a pool fire.

This happened at around 5 p.m.

They had to drop power to make repairs.

Power was restored at 8:38 p.m. There are several customers still waiting for their services to be restored. They are expected to have power by midnight.

We’ll continue to post more updates as we learn more.