Santa Barbara
61° F
Clear
Clear
Santa Maria
56° F
Haze
Haze
San Luis Obispo
54° F
Scattered Clouds
Scattered Clouds
Ventura
65° F
Clear
Clear

Owl Causes Power Outage in Santa Barbara

Published On: Jan 02 2014 12:49:32 AM CST   Updated On: Jan 02 2014 12:54:33 PM CST

Neighbors saw white flash

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. -

Firefighters said an great horned owl caused a power outage after landing on a power line along Salsipuedes Street.

The line snapped and the owl was electrocuted.

Neighbors for miles around said they saw a white flash.

The power was rerouted and returned in about a minute, but crews kept one block near Victoria Avenue closed until the dangling line was fixes.

Comments

The views expressed are not those of this company or its affiliated companies. Please note by clicking on "Post" you acknowledge that you have read the Terms Of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. 
blog comments powered by Disqus
Advertisement