Power back on for most Cuyahoga County residents

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CUYAHOGA CO., Ohio — Power is back on for most Cuyahoga County residents after an outage overnight.

At one point, thousands of customers were without power in the Lakewood area.

As of 6:50 a.m., about 855 customers were still affected by the outage, and most had been restored as of 7 a.m.

*Click here for the FirstEnergy outage map*

Lakewood Police Department said the outage was sporadic, and that the issue was caused by a raccoon that crawled into a substation.

Police said the outage is not expected to pose any major morning issues.

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