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KPUD busy fixing downed power lines from strong winds


The Klickitat PUD provided the following information Tuesday on their work restoring power throughout the county in the wake of strong winds last week.

On Thursday, Jan. 9 at about 11 p.m., multiple green trees went down on the Satus Pass distribution line just south of Brooks Park due to high winds in the area. Crews were dispatched and given the extent of the damage; power was not restored until approximately noon on Friday, Jan. 10. Crews replaced multiple cross arms and repaired multiple spans of wire. There were also trees on the line and a broken cross arm in the Box Canyon area north of Goldendale.

On Friday, Jan. 10, the main distribution feeder for Trout Lake area was out due to...

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