PORTLAND, Ore. — Electric service is coming back on for customers across the region as more than 500 Pacific Power employees and contractors are at work repairing equipment and jump- starting community recovery from Lincoln City to Glide to Happy Camp.
As of 6 p.m. Tuesday, approximately 5,500 customers remain without service in Oregon and northern California due to damage inflicted by a historic wind storm. At peak a week ago, more than 60,000 were without power. Most recently, power was restored to 800 customers in Lincoln City.
“This has been a tremendously trying week for all our customers affected by this unparalleled disaster,” said David Lucas, vice president of operations. “Our communities are showing such resilience and their appreciation for the frontline responders and our crews is a terrific statement about the people we are privileged to serve.”
Communities with the largest number of customers without power include:
Pacific Power’s website will provide up-to-date estimates of local restorations times at www.pacificpower.net/outage-updates. This page will be updated as new information becomes available. Additional outage maps are available at: www.pacificpower.net/outages-safety.
Pacific Power employees are rolling up their sleeves wherever they can, supporting the communities they serve.
How to be ready, how to get help
Pacific Power customer care agents are available and ready to help customers through this incredibly difficult time. They can be reached 24/7 at 1-888-221-7070.
The company is working with the Red Cross and local agencies to directly aid people in need. Support is available for those in wildfire-affected areas at the following community shelter locations: