UPDATE: Thousands without power in Sioux Falls Sunday because of squirrel
UPDATE: Monday, 8:00 AM
According to the community relations manager for Xcel Energy, Eric Pauli, a total of 3,974 customers were without power Sunday. The outage started at 6:08 PM and was restored about 7:20 PM.
Pauli said a squirrel got into some of Xcel’s equipment, causing the outage.
UPDATE: Sunday, 9:30 P.M.
According to Xcel Energy’s website, all power outages in Sioux Falls have now been restored
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Dakota News Now) - Several outages have been reported in central and southern parts of Sioux Falls this Sunday evening.
According to Xcel Energy, 10 different outages were reported just after 6 P.M.
The estimated times of restoration is expected between 7 P.M. and 9 P.M.
Xcel Energy encourages those affected to check their website for updates regarding the restoration progress.
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