The lights go out in businesses all around west Amarillo, after a bird flies into a transformer.
It happened May 3 just before 2:00.
According to Xcel at least 2,800 customers were left without power.
The outage also spread to traffic lights along I-40, leaving Amarillo Police Officers to direct traffic.
Several businesses including Westgate Mall lost power.
Full service was restored around 2:30.
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