Squirrel causes brief electrical power outage

Squirrel causes brief electrical power outage

October 30th, 2013 by Dave Flessner in Local - Breaking News

A squirrel climbed onto equipment at EPB's Riverside substation this morning, causing a short and a brief power outage for about 1,500 downtown and North Chattanooga customers.

"Our automated system was activated and power was rerouted," EPB spokesman John Pless said "The squirrel is toast."


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