Power outage in Orono, Old Town blamed on squirrel

Posted July 13, 2013, at 9:12 a.m.

BANGOR, Maine — Crews from Bangor Hydro are working to restore service in the Old Town-Orono area after a squirrel in an Orono substation caused the facility to trip out, according to a news release from the company.

Crews are working to restore power to 4323 customers, which may occur by 10 a.m., the release states.