Electrical power has been restored Deer Park area this afternoon. Avista Utilities reported that the outage that started at 2:09 p.m. initially affected nearly 1,900 customers.
An hour later, power was restored to the majority of the customers with more than 400 still without power and by 3:30 p.m., only a couple dozen customers were still without power.
Hugh Imhof, Avista spokesman, said the outage occurred along a feeder line, and crews searched along the line and found a tree that had fallen onto the line.
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