Squirrel to blame for more than 3,500 outages in East Lyme - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Squirrel to blame for more than 3,500 outages in East Lyme

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More than 3,500 Eversource customers without power in East Lyme. (Eversource) More than 3,500 Eversource customers without power in East Lyme. (Eversource)
EAST LYME, CT (WFSB) -

More than 3,500 Eversource customers lost power in East Lyme on Thursday morning. 

There were 3,540 outages reported in East Lyme. The Outages were reported around 8:45 a.m. 

Eversource said a squirrel was the cause of the outages. 

Repairs were made by Eversource crews and after an hour and 11 minutes, power was restored to all customers around 10 a.m. 

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