Squirrel causes power outage in Grand Ledge

Published: May. 25, 2023 at 8:57 AM EDT
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GRAND LEDGE, Mich. (WILX) - Power has been restored for Grand Ledge residents Thursday morning, according to Eaton County 911.

Consumers Energy reported the outage on May 25 just after 8 a.m.

According to Consumers Energy, the cause of the outage was a squirrel.

A spokesperson from Consumers Energy said squirrels commonly fall into transformers causing a mass outage.

Eaton County 911 reported the power was restored at around 10 a.m. Thursday.

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