Snake takes out power in two counties


LINCOLN COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – More than 4,000 people were inconvenienced by one snake on Wednesday.

According to Lincoln County Emergency Management, a snake made its way into a transformer on Rice Lane in Stanford and knocked out power.

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The power outage affected customers in Lincoln and Garrard counties.

Officials say it isn’t uncommon for snakes, squirrels and raccoons to cause an outage.