A squirrel crawling on an electrical wire caused a power outage at mid-day Monday in the Edgewood Road-Lebec Court area. The squirrel caused a short in the wiring, city spokesman Jeff Hood said.
The city of Lodi was notified of the power outage at 11:40 a.m., affecting 49 customers, Hood said. Power was restored at 12:51 p.m.
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