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Outage affects some 560 customers



WHERE THE POWER WENT OUT: The blue areas on this map are where a power outage occurred northwest of Goldendale.

At approximately 2 a.m. on Thursday, June 21, Klickitat PUD experienced an equipment failure in its L.E. Darland Substation. The result was a power outage that affected approximately 560 Klickitat PUD customers northwest of Goldendale. Klickitat PUD Crews were able to replace a high-voltage primary fuse in the Substation and restore power.

The cause of the equipment failure is under investigation. Klickitat PUD crews held a Scheduled Power Outage yesterday from 9 a.m. to 1p.m. to complete transformer testing in this substation and investigate the cause of this outage. This scheduled outage again affected the area northwest of Goldendale, which includes portions of Hwy 142, the Glenwood H...

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