Animal contact with transmission equipment causes morning power outage in Moline

MOLINE — Electricity has been restored to the 1,798 residents who lost power¬†Friday morning, September 8th.

Power went out to more than 1,100 residents at 6:55 a.m.  A service technician confirmed that the outages were caused by animal contact with transmission equipment, according to a spokesperson from MidAmerican Energy.

All power was restored shortly before 8 a.m.