BILLINGS - A large section of Billings was hit with a power outage early Wednesday.
The outage hit areas of the Billings Heights and downtown at about 4:15 a.m. About 6,200 customers were affected.
"Crews responded immediately and have restored service to those customers," said Jo Dee Black, a spokeswoman with NorthWestern Energy. "Service was restored to the majority of customers by 8:30 a.m. and all customers by about 9:45 a.m."
The cause of the outage was not immediately determined.