Power outage in Pooler caused by snake

POOLER, GA (WTOC) - Over 1,000 Georgia Power customers were without power for several hours Tuesday in Pooler due to a freak accident.

According to Georgia Power officials, a snake got into a switching cubicle, which caused the switcher to burn up and shut off power to the region.

Crews have been working throughout the day to restore power to affected customers.

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