SHERIDAN, WY— A large bull-snake caused a widespread power outage that affected Sheridan, Ranchester, Dayton and the surrounding areas, according to MDU.
The outage occurred around 12:30 P.M. on Tuesday. MDU Crews worked quickly to restore power.
According to MDU, crews had power restored to most of the affected areas around 1:30 P.M.
MDU officials said a snake crawled into one of Sheridan’s main power substations and shorted out the system.
Additional information regarding the outage and a map of the affected area is available at: https://customer.montana-dakota.com/outage-map
Images captured from the Montana-Dakota Utilities website.