ASHLAND, Ore-- Around 11 a.m. Sunday morning, hundreds of people living in Ashland lost power just hours before the start of Super Bowl LV.
According to Pacific Power the outage has affected roughly 891 people.
NewsWatch 12 has reached out to Ashland Fire and Rescue, where crews on the scene say that a squirrel caused a breaker to throw at the sub-station on East Nevada street.
Crews are currently on the scene working to get power up and running again, but are also looking to see if any damage was caused because of the outage.
Pacific Power and work crews on the scene say they are optimistic that power will be returned soon. According to Pacific Power, power is estimated to be returned to the area around two in the afternoon, just about an hour and a half before the start of Super Bowl LV.