UPDATED at 12:33 p.m.
About 26,000 Tacoma Power customers in East Pierce County lost electricity this morning after a large transmission line went down.
The outages stretched from Spanaway to the Roy area, darkening schools and intersections.
The power has been restored, Tacoma Public Utilities reported around 12:30 p.m.
Utilities crews report that a transmission line went down after large insulators failed.
The outage impacted several schools in the Bethel School District. The district reports that those schools remained in session.