Large balloon knocks out power for hundreds in Durham
Posted April 9
Updated April 10
Durham, N.C. — Hundreds of people were without power for about two hours Sunday afternoon after a balloon struck a power line in Durham.
Authorities said that about 950 customers lost power just before 3 p.m. after a Mylar balloon struck a power line near U.S. Highway 15-501 and Hillsborough Road in Durham.
Power was restored at about 5 p.m.