Eager beaver blamed for power outage in Letcher County

Beaver chews through base of power pole in Millstone in Letcher County knocking out power to 153 Kentucky Power customers on Thanksgiving morning on 11-28-19

MILLSTONE, Ky. (WTVQ) – A hungry beaver is blamed for a power outage in Letcher County.

Kentucky Power says a beaver chewed through the base of a power pole, which fell to the ground, knocking out power to 153 customers in Millstone on Thanksgiving morning.