BOONE COUNTY, Ind. (WISH) - Authorities in Boone County say thousands of power outages were reported in Zionsville Sunday afternoon. Crews worked several hours to repair the issue.
Around 2:45 p.m., more than 7,000 customers were without power, 3,656 of those were in Boone County. Other outages were reported in Clark, Madison and Rush counties. Howard County reported 3,619 without power.
Representatives with Duke Energy say the outages in Howard County were the result of a failed insulator at a substation.
The outages in Boone County were caused by a squirrel that got into equipment at a substation, representatives say.
All power was restored to Boone County around 4:45 p.m. At 5:19 p.m., only 2 outages were reported in Howard County.
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