SALT LAKE CITY — A mischievous raccoon caused a power outage in an airport terminal Tuesday evening.
The power went out in Terminal 2 of the Salt Lake City International Airport around 8 p.m. A backup power generator was used to sustain the terminal.
Electricity was fully restored around 9:30 p.m. after Rocky Mountain Power crews responded and discovered that a raccoon "got into (a) power station" in a hospitality area near the airport, an official said on Twitter.
Some food vendors went without power for a while even with the generator allowing the airport's most basic functions to continue.
No flights out of the airport were delayed as a result of the outage.
— Ben Lockhart