Blackout caused by unlucky squirrel
Part of Anderson was plunged into darkness Tuesday morning and it was all due to a squirrel.
Power went out in the area of China Gulch Road Tuesday around 7:50 a.m.. PG&E confirms blackout was caused by a squirrel that came into contact with a transformer. A total of 51 customers lost power for about one hour.
Service was restored at 8:55 a.m. The squirrel did not survive the encounter with the transformer.
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