Snake Causes Power Outage
August 23rd, 2014
By Heather Vaughan
SANFORD, NC, August 23, 2014, 12:59 a.m. —A snake slithered into a Central Electric substation in the Center Church area this morning, causing a power outage just before 1:00am. The snake put more than 2500 in Chatham, Harnett, Moore and Lee counties in the dark, specifically around Quail Ridge, Carbonton Road and Steel Bridge Road. Thankfully CEMC crews got the power back on in a little over an hour.
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