Power poles knocked down by strong winds in Douglas County

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.