Animal believed to be cause of Tinicum Twp. power outage

TINICUM, Pa. (WPVI) -- A power outage in Tinicum Township, Bucks County is believed to have been caused by an unwelcome guest at a power substation.

The incident happened around 9:45 a.m. Wednesday, causing several small fires at residences, and knocking out traffic lights in the area.

An official with Met Ed says almost 1,500 customers are without power after a critter got into a substation.

The official says crews are working on the problem and hope to have power restored Wednesday afternoon.
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