OUTER BANKS, N.C., (WVEC) -- A kite caught in a power transmission line is to blame for a brief outage on Friday.

Cape Hatteras Electric Cooperative officials say the kite was caught in the line between Avon and Buxton.

The outage affected all of Hatteras and Ocracoke Islands but lasted only about 10 minutes. As of 12:20 p.m., all power was restored.

If you still are in the dark, please call (866) 511-9862.