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Power restored to hundreds in East Bakersfield

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Posted at 4:34 AM, Jan 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-08 15:28:42-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — UPDATE (5:31 a.m.): Power has been restored to hundreds on Tuesday morning. According to PG&E, only about 262 customers are without power.

Power is expected to be fully restored by 7 a.m.


A power outage in East Bakersfield has left more than a thousand Pacific Gas & Electric customers without power Tuesday morning.

According to PG&E's outage center, the power outage was first reported at 3:56 a.m. According to PG&E, 1,004 customers in the area of Oswell Street and College Avenue are without power.

PG&E's website says full restoration is expected at 7 a.m.

It's not known what caused the outage.