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Blackout hits B.I.

A Tuesday-morning power outage caused by a malfunctioning electrical transformer played havoc with residents of some 1,200 homes on central and northern Bainbridge Island trying to get ready for work.

The outage, caused by the transformer in the Port Madison area, began at 7:14 a.m. and lasted until 8:02 a.m., according to a Puget Sound Energy spokeswoman.

Residents who dressed in the dark then encountered delays on State Route 305, where north- and central-island traffic signals were blackened.