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More than 250 customers affected by power outage in Bakersfield

Posted at 7:19 PM, Feb 01, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-02 00:01:01-05

UPDATE (February 1, 2018 9:00 p.m.): Power has been restored. 


UPDATE (February 1, 2018 7:30 p.m.): The power outage is now only affecting 270 customers. 


More than 600 customers are being affected by a power outage in Downtown Bakersfield. 

According to the PG&E website, the power outage began just after 7 p.m. Thursday night, and power is expected to be restored by 10:15 p.m. 

PG&E is still assessing the cause of the outage, but has crews working to repair it.