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More than 1,500 customers without power in East Bakersfield

Posted at 8:11 PM, Feb 26, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-26 23:15:01-05

A power outage left more than 2,500 customers without electricity in east Bakersfield.

According to the PG & E website, the outage started around 7:43 p.m. and officials expect to restore the power by 10:45 p.m. 

By 8:15 p.m. power had been restored to nearly 1,000 customers, however 1,569 were still without power. 

The cause of the outage is unknown at this time. 

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.