FT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – Lake Worth city officials are investigating how a power outage triggered a zombie alert to be sent out to residents on social media.READ MORE: Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, GOP Pile Up Political Cash
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“Power outage and zombie alert for the residents of Lake Worth and Terminus. There are now far less than 7-thousand 3-hundred 80 customers involved due to extreme zombie activity. Restoration time uncertain.”
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The city has apologized for the message that may have frightened some residents. Officials are now looking into how the message was altered and who is responsible. They add that they currently have no zombie activity.