Squirrels Blamed For Kansas State Power Outage

By: AP
By: AP

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) _ A couple of squirrels put Kansas State University in the dark for a few hours.

The Manhattan campus was without electricity for more than three hours Monday. The university says power was cut when two squirrels got into a Westar Energy transformer.

Electricity was restored around 4:30 p.m., allowing evening classes and activities to proceed.

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