News and Headlines


Squirrel causes massive power outage in Muncie

Posted at 3:54 PM, Feb 03, 2016

MUNCIE, Ind. -- A squirrel is to blame for a massive power outage in Muncie Wednesday afternoon. 

According to Indiana Michigan Power, more than 4,000 customers were without power around 3:30 p.m. 

A spokesperson for Indiana Michigan said a squirrel got into a substation, causing the outage. 

Full service was restored shortly after the outage. 


Download the new and improved RTV6 app to get the latest news on the go and receive alerts to your phone

Sign up to have the latest news headlines delivered straight to your email inbox