More than 12,000 homes without power near Dalton Gardens, Fernan Lake Village and Coeur d’Alene

More than 12,000 homes without power near Dalton Gardens, Fernan Lake Village and Coeur d’Alene

Ten power outages in the Coeur d’Alene, Dalton Gardens and Fernan Lake areas left more than 12,000 homes in the dark Monday evening.

According to Avista’s, power outage map, crews are working to restore power with an estimated completion time of 9:15 p.m.

The cause of the power outages near downtown Coeur d’Alene and Dalton Gardens are being investigated. Avista’s website says a tree on a power line is to blame for the outages in the Fernan Lake Village area.

Avista asked customers online to have patience, saying, “Crews are now on their way. Safety of our customers and our workers is our top priority, so we appreciate your patience.”