Animal contact with transmission equipment causes morning power outage in Moline

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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.