Benton PUD said the outage was reported just after 3:30 Friday afternoon. About 2,500 customers were left without power.
KENNEWICK – Benton PUD reported about 2,500 customers were without power Friday afternoon. The outage hit just after 3:30 p.m. and was mostly around the area of north-central Kennewick.
At this time, the cause of the outage is not yet known.
Several crews responded and worked to get power restored to homes in the outage area, but a timeline has not been established. This outage also affected traffic signals, which caused traffic delays.
About 2,300 customers in west Kennewick are without power and more than 100 in east Kennewick were left without power.
Most of those without power are near West Clearwater Avenue and South Union Street.
Benton PUD said if customers need more information, they can log into their SmartHub app or look at the outage map on its website.
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