Wind knocks out power to 1,000+ in east county



Updated: October 6, 2012, 5:47 PM


More than 1,100 customers lost power Saturday when high winds blew trees into power lines, according to Clark Public Utilities.

The outages affect 992 customers in the Cascade Park/Orchards area starting at 1:18 p.m. and about 200 customers in Camas and Washougal starting at 2:26 p.m., according to a Clark Public Utilities website.

As of 4:45 p.m., power had been restored in the Cascade Park/Orchards area. Service was restored to about 100 customers in the Camas-Washougal area by 5:45 p.m., according to the website.