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Wellington Daily News - Wellington, KS
  • Squirrel causes loss of electricity

  • Wellington was without power for 13 minutes on Jan. 17.
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  • The entire town of Wellington was powerless for over 10 minutes on Jan. 17.
    According to officials at the City of Wellington, the electrical power outage was due to a squirrel caught in the main sub-station.
    "We have taken measures to attempt to prevent such animals in causing these outages, but cannot prevent this from occurring entirely," said City Manager, Gus Collins via e-mail.
    Power was out for just over 13 minutes on Thursday.
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