BLAINE, Wash. — North Whatcom Fire and Rescue personnel were dispatched to a report of a blown transformer in the 8500 block of Shintaffer Road Monday, August 22nd, about 1:20pm. Puget Sound Energy (PSE) reported an outage in the area about the same time.
According to PSE, over 500 of their customers’ addresses were impacted by the outage which reportedly began about 1:15pm.
As of 1:25pm, PSE’s estimate for restoring power was 3:30pm. Trees/vegetation was cited as the cause.
Power was reportedly restored after 2pm.