MDU Report: Broken Power Line Causes Outage, Fire

According to a Montana-Dakota Utilities spokesperson, a broken power line caused almost 2,000 Sheridan Customers to lose power in addition to starting a small grass fire Thursday evening. The fire was extinguished before MDU crews arrived on the scene.

The total number of affected customers was 1,936. Power was first restored to 847 customers at around 7:50pm with the remaining 1,062 regaining power at 9:20.