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Another day, another crow: Hydro deals with second bird-related outage

Manitoba Hydro power lines.
Manitoba Hydro power lines. .THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods

Residents of west Winnipeg were dealing with another power outage Friday after a crow crashed into and damaged a power station, said Manitoba Hydro.

This marks the second crow-related outage in as many days.

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An outage Thursday that affected thousands of customers on the city’s western edge was apparently caused by a murder of crows making contact with equipment at a substation – and Friday’s issues seem to have the same cause.

Hydro said they’re hoping to have the problem resolved later Friday afternoon.

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