Thousands without power in North Bend, city officials say

Thousands without power in North Bend, city officials say
Puget Sound Energy's outage map shows impact on customers.

NORTH BEND, Wash. — Approximately half of the city of North Bend and some areas south of the city limits lost power Wednesday evening, according to a post from the city’s Facebook page.

City officials said approximately 5,000 people are without power.

There was a downed tree and an electrical fire on Thrasher Avenue near North Bend Way, officials said.

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Officials said Eastside fire crews responded to the fire.

No injuries have been reported related to the fire.

According to Puget Sound Energy’s outage map, 1437 customers were impacted about 9:25 p.m., but that number has gone down to 593 after 10 p.m.

The utility estimated power could be restored around 1:00 a.m. Thursday.