Update: Power Restored to Over 6,000 Electricity Customers in the Agate, Harstine Island, & Lake Limerick Areas

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:

  • Agate
  • Harstine Island
  • Highway 3 N of Johns Prairie Road
  • Lake Limerick
  • Mason Lake Road
  • Phillips Lake
  • Timberlakes
  • Pickering Road
  • Rainbow Lake
  • Shorecrest
  • Spencer Lake

Customers may get information about the restoration process by visiting Facebook www.facebook.com/masonpud3, Twitter www.twitter.com/pud3, or checking the outage map at www.pud3.org/outagemap.