Power restored to Coos Bay after 9 hour blackout

COOS BAY, Ore. -- Much of Coos Bay and the surrounding areas are without power after a shortage cut service to over 5,800 customers Sunday morning.

Police said the power outage, which started at around 11 a.m. Sunday happened after a power short on Lockhart St. in Coos Bay.

Pacific Power officials temporarily restored power at 6:30 p.m., however service was officially restored at 8 p.m. Sunday.

The Coos Bay-North Bend Water Board issued a boil warning for homes that were without power Sunday. Parts of east side Coos Bay who did have power today are also being asked to boil water.


After first checking your own breaker or fuse box to make sure the outage is not restricted to your residence, customers should report a power outage toll free at 1-877-508-5088.