JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. -- Applegate Valley Fire District shut down Williams Highway on Highway 238 near Provolt.
Over 1,000 customers are also without power in the area.
AVFD says an electrical transformer at a power substation exploded and caught fire at around 4 a.m. Friday morning.
As of 5:20 a.m. Friday morning the fire has burned out.
This threatened other power lines and a home was also evacuated.
PP&L does not have an estimated time of when power will be restored.
This is a developing story.