Utility blames power outage on squirrel nibbling wires

<p>United Illuminating is reporting over 1,100 customers&nbsp;lost power in the Greenfield Hill section of town.</p>

News 12 Staff

Apr 18, 2018, 12:07 PM

Updated 2,231 days ago

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Hundreds of Fairfield residents woke up without power Wednesday morning thanks to a nibbling rodent.
United Illuminating reported over 1,100 customers lost power in the Greenfield Hill section of town.
UI officials say the outage was caused by a squirrel chewing on wires.
At least two of Fairfield's public schools were impacted, but classes started on time.


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