More than 600,000 festive lights at Zoolights will not twinkle for delighted visitors Friday night.
The popular holiday display was canceled for the evening due to a power outage, Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium announced at 4:25 p.m.
Crews from Tacoma Power are working to restore electricity, which cut out on zoo grounds about noon.
A high-voltage power line fuse that supplies power to the zoo was affected. It’s unclear when power will be back up.
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The zoo used generators to stay open during daylight hours and closed for the day at 4 p.m.
Zoo officials said they will have an update on the outage later Friday night.
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