AUSTIN, Texas (KXAN) - A squirrel is to blame after thousands are left without power Tuesday in Central Texas on a day where summer-like temperatures near 100 degrees.
About 3,200 people were left in the dark and without air conditioning around 1 p.m. in Austin.
Austin Energy spokesman Ed Clark said crews worked in the Burnet/Gracy Farms area to fix equipment that the squirrel damaged.
The area encompasses the parts east of MoPac and between Parmer and Braker lanes, and power should be back on around 1:45 p.m.
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Despite all its dominance this season Shiocton entered Thursday's Division 6 state title football game with a healthy respect for Darlington.
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