FERNDALE, Wash. — Whatcom County Fire District 7 firefighters were dispatched about 10:35am today, November 17th, to a report of downed power poles in the area west of Elder Road on Mountain View Road.
A reader sent in photos showing the 2 poles lying across the road and wires on the ground.
Wind gusts above 50mph have been reported in the Ferndale area since 9:30am with a few at about 60mph.
As of 11:50am, the road remained closed.
Puget Sound Energy reported 32 customers were without power in the area since 10:35am and a total of over 6500 throughout Puget Sound as a result of the windstorm.