EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — If you experienced a power outage in West El Paso Sunday afternoon Oct. 15, you can blame it on Mother Nature, or more specifically on a bird in a substation.
An El Paso Electric spokesman said about 4,000 customers in West El Paso lost power for about 90 minutes. The cause was a bird in a substation, causing a brief disruption of power, the spokesman said.
The outage was reported at 3:05 p.m. and power was restored to all customers by 4:30 p.m., the spokesman said.
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