Munching Swedish beaver causes blackout
11 Nov 2004, 20:10
Published: 11 Nov 2004 20:10 GMT+01:00
It turned out that a beaver , or several beavers, had been hard at work and had managed to break a tree in half, which had fallen on electricity wires. The power cut lasted for about four and a half hours.
"We've had problems with beavers in certain parts of our region", said Charles Eriksson at the power company Vattenfall Östnät.