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Tyonek/Granite Point outage update

Downed cottonwood in the Chuitna River cut off power to 111 Chugach customers in Tyonek and at Granite Point.

Downed cottonwood in the Chuitna River cut off power to 111 Chugach customers in Tyonek and at Granite Point.

PHOTO: Chugach Electric Association

Tyonek outage over Friday evening

About 7:00 this evening power was restored to 111 customers in Tyonek and at Granite Point after a Chugach crew successfully cleared a fallen cottonwood from a distribution line crossing the rain-swollen Chuitna River and repaired the line.

Earlier Report

As of 5:30 p.m., an outage continues to affect 111 Chugach customers in Tyonek and at Granite Point.  A crew has been on scene since this morning attempting to free the power line from a downed cottonwood in the Chuitna River. 

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