Utility equipment problem caused outage Wednesday

Posted On Sep 19 2019 by

first_imgA problem with some district equipment caused a Wednesday evening power outage in west Vancouver, according to Clark Public Utilities.Utility spokeswoman Erica Erland said the district’s original assessment, made earlier that evening, pointed to a problem on the Bonneville Power Administration’s end.Crews found there was indeed a problem with some BPA equipment, she said, but the outage actually stemmed from an issue with the utility’s equipment.The outage struck around 5 p.m., and lasted to around 6:15 p.m., initially knocking out power to 5,295 customers around the Lincoln and Northwest neighborhoods.Customers elsewhere in town might have experienced a brief outage during that time, as customers were switched to other substations while repairs were made.last_img

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