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From Our Files (Dec. 15, 2021)

 

December 15, 2021



Dec. 16, 1971

Tree branches, garbage cans and debris littered streets here last week following a strong evening wind.

No damage was reported, although several power lines were downed by falling tree limbs. Gusts of wind were estimated at 35-40 mph.

After Pacific Power employees repaired a line in Cascadia that was downed from fallen fir tree limbs, the same phase was knocked out twice more during the night. Power was out in Sweet Home on 47th Avenue for about two hours when falling limbs shorted out a power conductor, and another conductor required repairs to restore power to the north sid...



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