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Thousands effected by natural gas outage on Nov. 8

PULLMAN — Avista reported Tuesday, Nov. 14, at 4:30 p.m., that they had restored natural gas appliances for 32,000 customers in all Palouse and Lewiston/Clarkston Valley service zones affected by the damage to the Williams Pipeline at the intersection of US 195 and Albion Road to Pullman on Wednesday, Nov. 8.

Reports state that an excavator struck the gas line about 1 mile south of Carothers Road at milepost 27 at approximately 12:40 p.m. on Wednesday, causing a leak.

At time of press Tuesday, Nov. 14 Avista reported less than 250 customers remaining for an initial visit, which was expected to...


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