Tree Branch Cause of Power Outage

A tree branch was the cause of a power outage early Sunday afternoon for part of Chillicothe. A spokesperson for Chillicothe Municipal Utilities told KCHI news that a tree branch fell across power lines in the area of Dowell Drive ant 15th Street in the Eastern part of Chillicothe. Power was out for about 200 customers for around 30 minutes

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Squirrel Causes Power Outage

A portion of Chillicothe was without power on Sunday. Matt Hopper, the electrical Superintendent for CMU, stated the cause of the outage was one of nature’s little animals. He stated it is difficult to keep squirrels from causing problems. Hopper stated two traffic accidents also damaged individual poles on Graves Street and Harvester Road.

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Tree Limbs Causes of Power Outages

Several residents in Chillicothe were with out power during Friday storms. According to a spokesman for Chillicothe Municipal Utilities, tree limbs were responsible for a power outage of about 200 addresses in Northern Chillicothe Friday morning. Limbs were also listed as the cause of a few other scattered outages in Chillicothe.

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