PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Thousands of residents on the Oregon coast were without power late Thursday morning.
As of 11:10 a.m., Pacific Power was reporting two separate outages in the Cannon Beach area that were leaving nearly 3,000 people without electricity. The outage was first reported around 10:30 a.m. and was resolved within several hours.
The utility company blamed the outage on a damaged line.
Tillamook People’s Utility District crews were also busy working multiple large outages north of Tillamook. In a release, the company said more than 8,000 residents living between Garibaldi and Manzanita were in the dark because the Pacific Power transmission line that supplies the area is down.
As of 5 p.m., all coastal outages had been resolved.
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