Entergy determines cause in Saturday morning power outage - FOX 8 WVUE New Orleans News, Weather, Sports

Entergy determines cause in Saturday morning power outage


New Orleans, La.- Nearly 10,000 customers in the Uptown area experienced a power outage Saturday morning.

The outage occurred just before 6 a.m. and nearly all costumers were restored by 8 a.m. 

The remaining 475 customers were restored shortly after that. 

A spokesman for Entergy New Orleans says a small animal made contact with a switch at the Napoleon substation causing the outage.

All power has been restored to the area.

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