Two Portland Public Schools closed Friday due to power shutoffs

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Portland Public Schools(KPTV)
Published: Sep. 9, 2022 at 5:48 AM PDT
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PORTLAND Ore. (KPTV) - Two Portland public schools announced they would be closed on Friday due to Public Safety Power Shutoffs.

The planned power shutoffs were announced by PGE this week as a measure intended to prevent wildfires caused by downed powerlines.

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The Portland public schools that will be closed Friday are: Skyline and East Sylvan (Odyssey).

More information about the closures can be found on the school’s social media pages and websites.

People who want to find out if they will affected by planned power shutoffs, can check PGE’s website, here.