PSE crews work overnight to restore power; 127 homes and business on Bainbridge still without electricity

More than a hundred homes north of Ferncliff lost power early Saturday morning following a night of strong winds and heavy rain on Bainbridge Island.

Puget Sound Energy said approximately 15,800 customers in its Western Washington service region were without power at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, but the number of homes and businesses without electricity had fallen to 12,704 by 11 a.m. Feb. 1.

PSE said its crews worked through the night to restore power to more than 34,200 customers after winds gusting higher than 50 mph were reported in some places overnight in the region.

On Bainbridge, a total of 127 PSE customers lost power just after 5 a.m. Saturday. PSE expects to have power restored to the area between Ferncliff Avenue NE and Grand Avenue NE by 1 p.m.

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