More Animal Caused Power Outages Hit Region
Animal caused power outages are adding up in region.
Two such outages were reported Monday morning in Douglas County after a squirrel was blamed for an outage Sunday morning that left 1,000 people without power in Wenatchee.
About 300 customers lost power near Bridgeport for almost an hour and a half (7:11-8:35am) in the first Monday morning outage.
A little later on, 730 customers were without power for more than an hour (9:15-10:20am) in a second outage affecting an area from Mansfield to Bridgeport Bar.
Douglas County PUD reported both outages were caused by animals.
Meanwhile, Chelan County PUD reported that wildlife caused a power outage to 460 customers in the Plain area for a period of time, also on Monday.