AUSTIN, Texas - Thousands of Bluebonnet Electric customers were impacted by a power outage Wednesday evening.
The outage originated at Bluebonnet's substation serving 5,100 customers near Manor in the eastern Travis County area. At 7:25 p.m., crews and control center operators restored power to 1,700 members.
Bluebonnet announced that a bird was the cause of the outage at 8:10 p.m.
The bird was removed from the electrical equipment, and power was restored to the remaining 3,400 customers in the area within the same hour.
To view the Bluebonnet interactive outage map, click here.