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A Squirrel Causes a Blackout in Part of Dothan

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Dothan Utilities says a squirrel caused the power outage yesterday morning for about 700 customers.  According to News 4, several affected businesses near  Montgomery Highway and Westgate Parkway closed for part of the morning due to the power outage.  The problem was at the AMC Movie Theater that caused a bigger issue at the Flynn  substation.  The power was restored to the area by 10am.