More than 10,000 people Pierce County lost power Wednesday night because of a fire on a power pole.

The pole was holding a transmission line on it, Tacoma Public Utilities said.

Customers in Lakewood, Steilacoom, South Tacoma and Joint Base Lewis-McChord were affected.

Tacoma Public Utilities said about 1,600 customers in Lakewood, from 88th St. SW to Phillips Rd. SW, could be without power overnight.

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