Bald eagle causes local power outage on fourth of july


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true story. happened here in ketchikan where i currently live. pretty sure that was intentional. talk about fighting back.

also, -

November 2007:
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https://www.ketchikandailynews.com/premium/Power_outage_11_26_nep

June 2014:


https://www.ketchikandailynews.com/premium/Local-KPU-crow-flies-into-line

July 2014:
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https://www.ketchikandailynews.com/premium/KPU-outage-7-28

October 2014:

In the span of less than three hours, that area experienced not one but two power outages - the first, smaller outage caused by a beaver cutting a tree down into a power line, the second outage caused by two ravens flying into a substation and taking out a breaker.

https://www.ketchikandailynews.com/premium/editorial-10-24

July 2015:

We also appreciate all who’ve worked, and are working, to ensure that Ketchikan has an adequate power supply. Our industries and homes depend on it now, and it remains a key to our economic future.

https://www.ketchikandailynews.com/premium/Local-editorial--Power-supply--071415


https://www.ketchikandailynews.com/premium/Local-7-13-15-outage-print
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A single-bird accident early Monday morning in the Herring Cove area knocked out power for Ketchikan, Petersburg and Wrangell.

(THOSE TOWNS ARE ALL ON DIFFERENT ISLANDS. ONE EAGLE - THREE ISLANDS’ WORTH OF POWER.)

https://www.ketchikandailynews.com/premium/Local-7-13-15-power-outage