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Power restored after squirrel causes morning outage in downtown Baton Rouge

1 year 8 months 3 weeks ago Tuesday, September 24 2019 Sep 24, 2019 September 24, 2019 9:54 AM September 24, 2019 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - Power has been restored in downtown Baton Rouge after a morning outage.

The outage was reported before 9:30 a.m. Tuesday. Several people were trapped in elevators due to the lack of electricity. 

Entergy told WBRZ the outage was caused by a squirrel that got into a substation. The animal died.

Power was restored to customers before 10 a.m.

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