Snake causes massive power outage in Gloucester County

Dominion Virginia North Carolina Power generic

GLOUCESTER COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) — A pesky snake was the reason more than 9,000 people were without power in Gloucester for about an hour Monday night.

At 7:39 p.m., Dominion Virginia Power officials say a snake got into some equipment, which caused an outage for 9,246 customers.

According to Dominion, power was restored to everyone in increments by 8:39 p.m.

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