May 12, 2016
Curious Raccoon Brings Down Seattle’s Electric Grid
Nearly 40,000 homes lost power in Seattle yesterday, after a raccoon snuck into a substation. After just a few minutes of sniffing around, the masked bandit was able to single-pawedly cause 13 separate system outages and bring down much of Seattle’s electric grid. An eye-witness told local TV that he saw the explosion a little before 3am and a confused and guilty raccoon on the premises.
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