UPDATE: Owl causes power outage for MDU, Capital Electric customers

BISMARCK, N.D. - Montana Dakota Utilities says an owl caused a power outage at about 6 a.m. Thursday.

The outage affected MDU and Capital Electric customers in south Bismarck, Lincoln, Sterling, Driscoll, Menoken and McKenzie.

MDU says most customers had power restored by 8 a.m. Capital Electric says all customers had power back by Noon.

MDU says there was no permanent damage to the equipment.​