Lightning strike causes power outages in Athens - WAFF-TV: News, Weather and Sports for Huntsville, AL

Lightning strike causes power outages in Athens

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ATHENS, AL (WAFF) -

More than 4000 people lost power Sunday when lightning hit a transmission line in Limestone County.

Lightning hit the line around 5 a.m. Power was lost from French's Mill Road to Bell Mina, affecting 4367 customers.

Athens Utilities crews worked through the morning and had power restored by 8 a.m.

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