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Large power outage in Southwest Bakersfield

Posted: 10:33 PM, Dec 31, 2018
Updated: 2019-01-01 01:56:41-05
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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — UPDATE: A preliminary determination for the cause is that vehicle hit a pole, according to PG&E.

An outage in Southwest Bakersfield is currently affecting over 1300 people.

The outage began at 10 p.m. and restoration is expected at 1145 p.m.

PG&E is currently assessing the situation. BPD is investigating a crash in the area of Stine Road, but it is unclear as to whether the crash caused the outage.

We will update as more information comes in.