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More than 1,100 without power in East Bakersfield

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Posted at 3:56 AM, Jun 18, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-18 06:56:46-04

More than 1,100 people in East Bakersfield are without power Friday morning due to an outage.

According to Pacific Gas & Electric's outage page, an outage was reported in the area of Niles and Oswell streets.

PG&E initially reported a little more than 2,000 people were without power.

But that's down to 1,132.

PG&E's page says the outage was caused due to "an emergency issue."

Full power is expected to be restored at 6:30 a.m.