Power poles knocked down by strong winds in Douglas County

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Douglas County PUD photo

Wind gusts Tuesday blew down two power poles on Mansfield Hill, knocking out power to about 400 Douglas County PUD customers.

The power went out at 3:15 p.m. and was finally restored about 9:30 last night.

Another pole went down on the east side of Douglas County along Highway 17 about 9:30 p.m., causing power to go out for another 180 customers until about 11:30 p.m.