Squirrel caused power outage in Chicopee

Squirrel crawled into transformer, power lost for residents in the Granby Rd. area

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CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – A squirrel is being blamed for another power outage, this one in Chicopee.

Police Officer Mike Wilk told 22News that a squirrel crawled inside a transformer at around midday Monday, causing the transformer to blow, and knocking out power to several residents in the Granby Road area.

Chicopee Electric Light has been notified of the problem, but there is no word at this time on how long before power will be restored.

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