Crews find snake curled up inside Brandenburg transformer

Crews find snake curled up inside Brandenburg transformer
Crews found the snake inside a blown transformer. (Source: MCREC)

BRANDENBURG, Ky. (WAVE) - Thursday morning may have been rough for some residents of Brandenburg - and a reptile was to blame.

Crews with Meade County Rural Electric found a snake curled up inside a transformer. It caused a power outage in the area, but the lights were all back on by Friday.

Rough way to start the day. Snake causes power outage in Brandenburg area.

Posted by Meade County Rural Electric Cooperative on Thursday, August 15, 2019

We’re not sure what kind of snake it is.

People commenting on the Facebook post suggest a Rat Snake or a King Snake.

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