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Squirrel causes major power outage around Huntersville, Cornelius

About 10,000 customers are in the dark right now
Published: Oct. 23, 2021 at 10:56 AM EDT
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - A squirrel was found to be the culprit behind a major power outage in the Huntersville and Cornelius areas.

About 10,000 EnergyUnited customers were in the dark Saturday morning after a squirrel was found in the Northcross Substation, according to the company’s Twitter.

The incident was reported around 8:40 a.m.

EnergyUnited crews restored power for the customers.

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