UPDATE: Power restored at Avondale Elementary School

(Wil Raines/CBS42)
(Wil Raines/CBS42)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — UPDATE: According to Michelle Chapman, Director of Communications for Birmingham City Schools, power has been restored at Avondale Elementary School.

School will be in session on Friday.

ORIGINAL: A downed power line caused Avondale Elementary School to close early on Thursday.

According to Michelle Chapman, Director of Communications for Birmingham City Schools, the power outage occurred when a vehicle was involved in a wreck and ran into a power pole.

Crews from Pike Electric were on the scene repairing the downed power lines.

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