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Vermin to blame in widespread power outage in TC

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By MARK EISENLOHR

Editor

 

TELL CITY – It was the now-deceased squirrel’s fault.

May 17th’s nearly hour-long power outage affecting some 2,000 customers in Tell City happened when a squirrel ventured into the wrong place.

Tell City Electric Department Superintendent Dennis Dixon said the varmint accident happened near the former GE plant at a point where three main power lines come together.


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