Snake blamed for Fayetteville power outage Tuesday morning

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WTVD) -- A snake is being blamed for a brief power outage in Fayetteville.

Fayetteville PWC said a snake got into a substation and caused 10,000 customers to lose power.

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Here's a look at the six venomous snakes of North Carolina.

The power outage happened during the 10 a.m. hour Tuesday, but power was restored by 10:45 a.m.

Note: Video found in this article comes from a recent story about an increase in snake sightings in central North Carolina.
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