KERN COUNTY, Calif. (KERO) — UPDATE (6:40 a.m., Friday): Southern California Edison has restored power to the majority of the nearly six thousand customers who were impacted by the Public Safety Power Shutoff.
SoCal Edison is reporting that just one customer remains without power in the Lebec area.
The number of Southern California Edison customers in Kern County without power continues to grow Thursday morning.
SoCal Edison is now reporting that 5,986 Kern County customers are without power as part of the utility company's Public Safety Power Shutoff. Those without power are in the Bear Valley Springs, Glenville, Keene and Caliente areas.
Another 9,324 customers in Kern County are under consideration for the PSPS. Those under consideration are in the Tehachapi, Woody and Weldon areas.
For those without power, Southern California Edison's PSPS website shows full restoration by Saturday at 12 a.m.
In all, more than 36,000 Southern California Edison customers in Kern, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, Tulare and Ventura counties are without power. More than 258,000 are under PSPS consideration.
The consideration time frame ends at 12 a.m. Friday.