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Pleasanton Weekly

News - July 6, 2012

Tuesday afternoon fire, power failure in Pleasanton blamed on bird

Wings touch two live wires, causing shorts, fire, overhead transformer failure

by Jessica Lipsky

Electric power was cut to hundreds of residents in southwest Pleasanton Tuesday afternoon after a bird caused a series of transmission line shorts that led to a fire and a transformer loss.

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Comments

Posted by Andrew Heller, a resident of Birdland
on Jul 6, 2012 at 11:44 pm

Even though the power went out we still had one Hell of a wedding!