Squirrel causes power outage

MARQUETTE – A squirrel caused a brief power outage shortly after 6 this morning on Badger Street west of Ontario Avenue in Marquette Township, the Marquette Board of Light and Power said.

The BLP said the outage started at 6:03 a.m. when a squirrel got on a line or transformer, knocking out power to five customers.

Power was restored at 6:45 a.m.