Power out in northern Kootenai County

Electrical power was being disrupted to 6,000 customers in the northern portion of Kootenai County, according to the Kootenai Electric Cooperative.

The outage reported at 2:15 p.m. was being caused by a fault in a transmission line that supplies power to the area through Avista Utilities.

Areas darkened include Rathdrum, Athol, Spirit Lake and Bayview.

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