PARKER, Pennsylvania. Oct.1, 2015 - 2,650 members of Parker-based Central Electric Cooperative (CEC) experienced a power outage that began around 2:15 p.m. this afternoon. Venango County townships affected were Clinton, French Creek, Irwin, Mineral and Scrubgrass. Outages also occurred in Marion, Mercer and Venango townships located in Butler County.
CEC crews discovered that a bird caused the problem and full restoration should occur by late afternoon.