Power outage caused by squirrel
(Local News ~ 11/16/12)
Rector residents and a selection of surrounding homes were without power for over four hours Thursday night, following an odd, yet not entirely unfamiliar, occurrence at the substation located along Highway 49 on the south end of town. For the second time this year, power outages occurred due to the presence of squirrels at the substation. The presence of the small animal resulted in damage to the transformer, resulting in power outages until approximately 7 p.m...
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