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Squirrel causes power outage forcing brief evacuation at Berkmar MS, HS
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Squirrel causes power outage forcing brief evacuation at Berkmar MS, HS

LILBURN, Ga. -- Berkmar High School and Berkmar Middle School were briefly evacuated Thursday morning after a power outage.

Text reports from the schools said the power was out and there was a smell of smoke.

According to Georgia Power, the outage was caused by a squirrel in their substation.

Gwinnett County school officials said the power was restored after about a half-hour and that students were able to return to class.

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