Sudden power outages in Zachary leave almost 2k in the dark

ZACHARY, LA (WAFB) - Officials have sent reports that there is a power outage in the Zachary area, leaving residents without electricity.

The outage began around 4:00pm Sunday afternoon, and affected almost 2,000 Entergy customers. Reports say an animal had caused an electrical short and damaged the company's equipment.

Entergy reports that crews are on route to fix the problem to return the power as soon as possible.

Residents can visit the Entergy website at , and click on the 'View Area Outages' link for information in their area.

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