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Published: Friday, 8/3/2001

Raccoon's misstep causes power outage in Fostoria

FOSTORIA - A raccoon that wandered into an electrical transformer caused a power outage in Fostoria yesterday during one of the summer's warmest nights.

The animal climbed into a transformer on North Main Street about 12:39 a.m., officials said. Electricity was shut off to about 1,600 homes until 2 a.m.

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