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Squirrel causes FELPS outage


Squirrel causes FELPS outage
WILLIAM J. GIBBS JR./Reprints at wilsoncountynews.com Workers from the Texas Department of Transportation race to erect temporary stop signs at the intersection of U.S. 181 and Standish Street Jan. 19 after a power outage disabled traffic lights there.


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Wilson County News
January 19, 2011, 5:01pm
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FLORESVILLE -- A squir-rel is being blamed for a power outage Jan. 19 that left more than 4,000 of the Floresville Electric Light & Power System’s (FELPS) customers without electricity for nearly an hour.

FELPS General Manager David McMillan said that just after 11 a.m., a squirrel climbed into a tie switch at the B Street substation, which is located less than one block from U.S. 181 in Floresville. The switch, which is usually in the open position, is located between two of the station’s three electrical transformers.

The squirrel’s presence caused an electrical arc, which cut power to the two transformers. Line Supervisor Paul Herrera said power was restored just before noon. But as of 4:30 p.m., workers were still repairing damage in the substation.

For more, read the Jan. 26 print edition of the Wilson County News.
 


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T-Bone Pickens  
Poth  
January 20, 2011 5:04pm
 
 
Bits and pieces of information continue to trickle in. It appears he may have been having trouble at home. Neighbors say his wife was a nagger. Others say he was depressed ... Read More Read More
 
 
Glenn Quagmire  
Quahog, Rhode Island  
January 20, 2011 3:13pm
 
 
lol @ T-Bone!
 
 
clapper  
S.A  
January 20, 2011 2:58pm
 
 
T BONE I don't care who you are thats funny!
 
 
T-Bone Pickens  
Poth  
January 20, 2011 2:51pm
 
 
"Anyone know how the squirrel is doing?"

Memorial services are pending notification to its first of kin. Less than 10% of the squirrel remained after the ... Read More Read More
 
 
Sid Vicious  
January 20, 2011 1:55pm
 
 
You would figure with as much as we pay for electricity they would have figured out a way to keep out birds or squirrels so our overpriced electricity ... Read More Read More
 
 
Ms. S. V.  
Floresville  
January 20, 2011 11:15am
 
 
Roasted squirrel anyone????
 
 
Glenn Quagmire  
Quahog, Rhode Island  
January 20, 2011 10:03am
 
 
Probably made a hot meal for some hungry buzzards or alley cats.
 
 
clapper  
S.A  
January 20, 2011 7:58am
 
 
Anyone know how the squirrel is doing?
 
 
SuprF  
Floresville  
January 20, 2011 7:19am
 
 
Maybe it was the squirrel's offspring coming back for vengence.
 
 
Senior Citizen  
Wilson County  
January 20, 2011 6:32am
 
 
It's that pesky squirrel again!
 

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