Power outage hits Multnomah Co., downtown Portland - KPTV - FOX 12

Power outage puts downtown Portland in the dark

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More than 1,000 people were without power Tuesday night around downtown Portland.

The Portland General Electric website listed 24 total outages with 1,104 customers affected in Multnomah County just before 7 p.m. By 8 p.m., the number of customers without power was 1,400.

The cause was not immediately known.

A Portland Fire & Rescue spokesman said they had received at least three calls of stuck elevators.

All MAX lines experienced delays, while TriMet buses were also affected by turned-off traffic signals.

PGE workers said they hoped to have the power back on by 9:15 p.m.

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