CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Friday morning there was a brief power outage at the Buffalo Niagara International Airport.

Airport officials say the outage affected gates 15-26, and caused only one flight to be delayed for five minutes.

The street lights on Genesee St. near the airport are also currently out.

Cheektowaga Police have confirmed that the cause of the outage was a squirrel climbing on a power line and electrocuted.

Police are currently on scene directing traffic.