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Update: Avista Utilities fixes power outages in Spokane area

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SPOKANE, Wash. -

Update:

At approximately 10:20pm Avista Utilities fixed power outages in the Spokane area that affected 3,000 customers. 

One source of outage was equipment failure.

Avista crews are still investigating what caused the second burst of outages. 

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Previous Coverage:

At approximately 8:30pm on Friday evening, Avista Utilities reported a large number of outages in the Spokane area. 

According to their site, nearly 1,000 customers north of Spokane Community College and about 2,000 customers south of Spokane Community College were affected. 

Avista crews are currently working to restore power to these customers.

Power should be back on by 12:30am for customers in the areas. 

There is no word at this time as to what caused the outages. 

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