A Versant Power truck. Credit: Nina Mahaleris / BDN

Almost 6,000 people were left without power in Bangor on Sunday morning after a squirrel caused damage to the substation on Broadway.

The outage happened about 7:39 a.m. and affected about 5,950 customers, according to Versant Power. Power was restored at 9:23 a.m., Versant said.

The outage affected customers in parts of Stillwater Avenue, Essex Street and Kenduskeag Avenue and in the Little City, Bangor Gardens and Tree Streets neighborhoods.