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Power restored to thousands of Eversource customers after squirrel causes outages

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CLINTON, CT (WFSB) -

There were thousands of customers including along the Connecticut shoreline without power after a squirrel caused outages on Friday night. 

Clinton were more than 4,000 customers without power while Madison had almost 3,000 outages and Killingworth had almost 1,500 outages. In total, there were almost 10,000 customers without power. 

Eversource said power was restored around 5:30 p.m. 

Connecticut State Police said there were no serious crashes along the shoreline. 

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