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UPDATED: Power out for hundreds north and central Ferndale neighbors

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UPDATE 6:20am
PSE reports power has been restored to everyone except for 13 customers within the smaller outage area on Hatton Place. Equipment failure has been cited as the cause of the larger outage. Hatton Place neighbors can expect power to be restored by 7am according to PSE’s estimate at 5:25am.

Original Story
The cause has not been officially announced but nearly 1000 neighbors are waking to no power this morning.

Puget Sound Energy (PSE) said two overlapping outages were reported about 4:45am and impact 988 of their customers between I-5 and Shannon Avenue and Main Street and Aldergrove Road (see map).

As of 5:10am, the estimate for when power will be restored is 8am.

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power outage pse map north central fdale 2017-03-18
Power outage area in north and central Ferndale (March 18, 2017). Map: Puget Sound Energy

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