Widespread Power Outage Reported in Two Michigan Counties

A widespread power outage has been reported in two Michigan counties, according to the Detroit Free Press.

Officials say that a squirrel that climbing into utilities at a substation in the town of Holt caused the outage, which has left over 4,000 people without power.

The outage reportedly began about 1:45 p.m. ET in the Holt area and extends into eastern Eaton County. Power is expected to be restored soon.

Officials say that a squirrel also caused power outages in the Grand Haven-area earlier today.

Source: More than 4,000 Consumers Energy without power in Holt, nearby areas

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