Got power?

Got power?

It was the ability of a small rodent that disrupted the entire electrical grid for the city of Bridgeport on Monday when a squirrel chewed through a power line on East 5th street, knocking out power to the people living and working in the north part of town.

According to Interim Public Works Director Mark Wickard, the squirrel in his final act of life, ate into the primary line that feeds the north part of town, shutting it down completely and disrupting the entire grid momentarily.


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