By Nia Bender
COLORADO SPRINGS – It’s the second time in the last two days that Colorado Springs Utilities have had to restore power to thousands of customers in several areas of the city. About 10-thousand customers were left in the dark at about 5:30 p.m. Wednesday night. Power was restored later on.
On Tuesday, about eight thousand customers were without power in two areas. Officials from the utility say the culprit in the outage was a raccoon who managed to knock out the power at a large substation.