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February 7, 2015 at 10:56 PM

Power being restored on Mercer Island

Update, 1:27 a.m.:

PSE is reporting that power has been restored to all but a few hundred customers, and the lights should come on by morning.

A PSE update after 1 a.m. said 254 customers were still without power.

Original post:

Nearly 6,000 homes and businesses on Mercer Island were without power Saturday night after an outage.

According to Puget Sound Energy (PSE), the outage struck around 8:45 p.m. According to PSE’s website crews expect to have power restored to nearly 3,000 customers by 11 p.m. The remaining customers are expected to have power back by 3 a.m.

PSE says the cause of the outages is under investigation.

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