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Nearly 3,000 without power in southwest Bakersfield

Posted at 9:05 PM, Dec 03, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-04 00:25:59-05

UPDATE (12/3): PG&E says power in the area has been restored.

The company said 4300 customers in southwest Bakersfield lost power at 7:40 p.m.; within 6 minutes, 1350 customers had their power back.

All power was restored by 9 p.m.

ORIGINAL: Nearly 3,000 people are without power in southwest Bakersfield. 

The outage began at approximately 7:40 p.m. on Sunday night. Pacific Gas and Electric is investigating the cause. They say 2,947 customers are affected.

The outage appears to be affecting customers near the Park at Riverwalk.

PG&E is expecting power to be restored at approximately 11:30 p.m. on Sunday night.