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Bird causes power outage in Oxford Tuesday morning

Reported by: Mel Carlock
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Updated: 10/01/2013 5:23 pm
OXFORD, Miss. (WTVA) -- A bird landing on a power line caused a 30 minute power outage in the city of Oxford Tuesday morning.

Authorities say power was lost to parts of the city around 8:45 a.m.

They say the bird landing caused an outage at a main circuit at a nearby substation.

Crews were able to pinpoint the problem and get power back up to affected areas by 9:15 a.m.
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