(WJET/WFXP/YourErie.com) — Nearly 1,000 residents in Millcreek Township were without power Wednesday afternoon. Power has been restored at this time.

At 2 p.m. Wednesday, Penelec reported 908 Millcreek residents in the area of West 12th Street and Peninsula Drive were without power. The outage map shows power has been restored to Millcreek and around 100 residents in Erie that were affected.

According to a Penelec spokesperson, the outage was caused by a bird that damaged equipment.

The outage started around 11:30 a.m. , and was restored later Wednesday afternoon.

Multiple fast food restaurants and businesses in the area had to close for a short time Wednesday afternoon during the outage. The entire West Erie Plaza was without power for more than two hours.