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Nearly 4,000 Avista customers without power in north Idaho

COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho- Avista crews are working to restore power to nearly 4,000 Avista customers after a power pole caught on fire early Monday morning.

According to Avista's OUTAGE WEBSITE the pole caught fire just after 5:00 a.m. and knocked power out to 3,874 customers, at the peak of the outage. According to the website, estimated restoration for power to those customers is 9:15 a.m.

KHQ spoke with an Avista spokesperson who told us that the outage runs from I-90 in Post Falls north to Rathdrum and east and west from Highway 41 to Ramsey Road.

KHQ's Kaitlyn Bolduc is in the are right now and will have updated information througout the morning.

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