Squirrel takes out power to thousands in Hillsboro area

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – An early morning power outage is blamed on a squirrel. Nashville Electric Service stated on twitter that the animal triggered the incident.

Officials said almost 5,000 customers were without power in the Hillsboro Village area. Crews were able to make repairs and restore power in a short amount of time.

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