A bird was responsible for Sunday power outages across Riverton

According to a statement from High Plains Power, several residents in the Riverton-area and just outside of Riverton city limits experienced power outages Sunday afternoon and evening.

A total of 5 substations lost power because a bird came in contact with a transformer.

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Crews from High Plains Power worked on the issue for several hours Sunday and power was restored to all of the areas affected by Sunday evening.

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