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Power restored in Rush County after squirrel causes outage

Posted at 12:53 PM, Nov 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-23 14:55:17-05

RUSH COUNTY — More than 3,000 people were without power Saturday afternoon in Rush County due to a squirrel in the substation.

The power outage was reported around 10:45 a.m. and was restored around 2 p.m., according to the company's online outage map.

Crews determined the cause of the outage was a squirrel in the substation, according to Rush County Emergency Management Agency.