About 1,000 Douglas Electric Cooperative customers in and around Elkton and Scottsburg at about 8 a.m. Tuesday. Some Reedsport customers were also affected.

Todd Munsey, spokesman for Douglas Electric, said at 8:35 a.m. The company estimated power would be restored by noon.

The problem was caused by an equipment failure at the Bonneville Power Administration.

Reporter Carisa Cegavske can be reached at ccegavske@nrtoday.com or 541-957-4213.

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Carisa Cegavske is the senior reporter for The News-Review. She can be reached at ccegavske@nrtoday.com or 541-957-4213. Follow her on Twitter @carisa_cegavske

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