Puget Sound Energy reported a power outage that began about
3:30pm 2:20pmtoday has impacted 3,477 of their customers in a large area including west Ferndale.
As of 4pm, No cause had been cited and it was estimated that power would be restored by 5:30pm.
The outage stretched from Vista Drive north from Aldergrove Road to Custer and west to Birch Bay and south to Mountainview Road and N Star Road.
Most of PSE’s Ferndale area customers have seen their power restored according to PSE officials. 1,006 in the Birch Bay area remain without power. No cause has been given and the estimate for restoring power is 6:30pm.
The number impacted by the outage has been reduced to 2,209 and it appears some in the Birch Bay area have had their power restored. The estimate for restoring power for the remaining is still 5:30pm. No cause has been given for the outage.