Snake causes over 4000 in Knoxville to lose power

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After a raccoon caused a power outage earlier this year, a snake slithered in to a Knoxville power station and caused a few thousand to lose power Monday morning.

Knoxville Utility Board said over 4,200 lost power at the peak of the outage that occurred after a snake entered a substation on Westland Drive and tripped the breakers.

KUB says they are still working to restore power to over a thousand customers and two thousand are still without power throughout the system. 

A Lenoir City Utility Board outage this morning caused over 300 in Lenoir City to lose power.

This is a developing story and we’ll update the details as they become available.  

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