Update: Power Restored to Over 6,000 Electricity Customers in the Agate, Harstine Island, & Lake Limerick Areas
by Mason PUD 3 on
September 17, 2017
De-energized substation caused wide area outage near Shelton. Power restored at 7:29 PM (Estimate for restoration was 9 PM)
UPDATE: Power restored at 7:29 to Mason PUD 3 customers affected by an outage that cut power to the Pioneer Substation north of Shelton. Linemen found damaged equipment on a high power transmission pole on Hwy 3 near Anthony Road. The pole supports 115,000 volt power lines that feed the substation. 6,231 customers were affected by the outage, which began at 4:00 PM and reported by the PUD's Grid Monitoring system. The original time for restoration was 9:00 PM.
(SHELTON, WA) -- Mason PUD 3 linemen are working to restore electricity to 6,231 customers in the Agate, Lake Limerick, and Harstine Island areas. Loss of power to a substation serving those area is the cause of the outage.
Linemen found damaged equipment on a transmission pole on Hwy 3 near Anthony Road It’s unknown how it was damaged. Crews are making repairs now and hope to have power restored by about 9:00.
The loss of power was reported at 4:00 PM by the PUD’s grid monitoring program. It’s affecting customers in the following general areas:
- Harstine Island
- Highway 3 N of Johns Prairie Road
- Lake Limerick
- Mason Lake Road
- Phillips Lake
- Pickering Road
- Rainbow Lake
- Spencer Lake