Bird causes large power outage - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Bird causes large power outage

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PORTLAND, CT (WFSB) -

Connecticut Light & Power officials said a bird landed on some equipment that powers towns in central Connecticut and caused an outage.

CL&P officials said that when the bird landed on the equipment, residents in Portland, East Hampton and Marlborough lost power.

Crews were sent to the substation to make repairs, and all power was restored as of 9:30 a.m.

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