DURHAM, North Carolina (WTVD) --The Durham Police Department said a large balloon caused more than 800 people to lose power Sunday afternoon.
A large balloon is believed to be the source of the power outage. https://t.co/kSUxSUZrn3— DurhamPoliceNC (@DurhamPoliceNC) April 9, 2017
According to Duke Energy, the outage started around 2:50 p.m.
Police said as of 4:58 p.m. power was restored to all affected customers.
Police said the power is out from Hillandale/Spruce to Hillsborough Road and from Hillsborough/Hillandale to Highway 15-501 and beyond.
Residents are asked to avoid the area if possible.
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