Squirrel Causes $300K in Damage
Indiana community center hasn't even opened yet
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Apr 12, 2014 3:45 PM CDT
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(Newser) – Officials say a wayward squirrel caused about $300,000 in damage to an eastern Indiana community center set to open in June. Fort Wayne Parks Department officials say the squirrel got into the electrical equipment of the building in McMillen Park last week, causing a power surge that damaged the heating and air-conditioning systems and parts of the boiler system. Crews are working to make repairs so the center can open as planned on June 7, reports the Journal Gazette. Sadly, the squirrel did not survive to see the big day.

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justreading1
Apr 14, 2014 7:48 AM CDT
Great picture! Love it! Sorry about the squirrel, they are hilarious to watch!
iq145
Apr 13, 2014 3:01 PM CDT
That photo is so precious. The squirrel looks soooooo busted
HANKHILL
Apr 13, 2014 1:21 PM CDT
awwwwwwwwwwww!