Major Power Outage In Spokane; Trampoline To Blame? - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Major Power Outage In Spokane; Trampoline To Blame?


SPOKANE, Wash. - Approximately 11,000 Avista customers in Northeast Spokane lost power around 4:00 Saturday afternoon when a trampoline blew into the electrical substation which serves the area. Crews were dispatched to the substation, and the power is expected to be restored by 9:00 PM. Boundaries of the outage are east to Regal, west to Division, north to Francis and south to Trent. To report an outage, customers should call (800) 227-9187.

The outage has also impacted Avista's website, so the outage information found on the website is not available at this time.

 

SPOKANE, Wash. - KHQ Reporter Gaby Fleischman is on scene at Avista right now where a trampoline has blown into the substation. Neighbors reported hearing a loud bang around 4 PM. Avista is reporting around 11,000 customers without power and have crews dispatched to get power restored. We will have a LIVE report on KHQ Local News At 5 with more information.

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SPOKANE, Wash. - We are receiving calls throughout the area about numerous power outages in north Spokane. Viewers are telling us that traffic lights are out in many intersections. We have crews gathering more information right now and will bring you the latest on KHQ Local News at 5.

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