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Beaver knocks out power in Colfax

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Avista says a beaver is responsible for knocking out power in Colfax, Wash. early Monday morning. Avista says a beaver is responsible for knocking out power in Colfax, Wash. early Monday morning.
COLFAX, Wash. -

Avista Utilities says a beaver is to blame for a power outage in Colfax.

The utility says a beaver chewed through the tree that fell on a line about 2 a.m. Monday, cutting electricity for about 600 residents. Service was restored by 7 a.m.

The Moscow-Pullman Daily News reports the beaver remains at large.

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