2,600 briefly lose power in parts of St. Paul, 2 south metro suburbs

  • Article by: PAUL WALSH , Star Tribune
  • Updated: November 10, 2013 - 8:27 AM

A power failure Sunday morning has struck portions of St. Paul, Inver Grove Heights and Mendota Heights.

A brief power failure Sunday morning struck portions of St. Paul, Inver Grove Heights and Mendota Heights, a utility official said.

About 2,600 customers were without electricity from about 7:30 to 7:50 a.m., said Xcel Energy spokeswoman Patti Nystuen.

Nystuen said that a squirrel got into electrical equipment and caused damage.

Paul Walsh • 612-673-4482

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