Blame it on the squirrel. And while it was a Rocky (Mountain Power) pole the errant rodent shorted out in Eagle Mountain Friday morning, this was not Bullwinkle's flying friend.
No goggles, no aerobatics. Just a plain old, unlucky squirrel, said RMP spokesman Paul Murphy.
The bushy-tailed varmint apparently got stuck between a hot place and a fuse at 4:47 a.m. Friday, triggering an outage that left 3,125 homes and businesses in the dark.