Power outage caused by squirrel impacts eastern Erie County

Posted: 12:50 PM, Nov 18, 2018
Updated: 2018-11-18 20:57:07Z

NYSEG reported multiple outages impacting over 12,000 customers Sunday afternoon in Lancaster Depew, Alden, Marilla, and Clarence.

A spokesperson from NYSEG says a squirrel entered a substation and disrupted equipment which also took out three other substations.

Power was restored around 3 p.m. Sunday.

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