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PG&E reporting two power outages in the Southwest Bakersfield area

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Posted at 3:15 PM, Apr 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-25 19:23:42-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — PG&E is reporting two separate power outages in the Southwest Bakersfield area.

The first outage, reported around 11:07 a.m., is near Calloway Drive and is impacting over 300 customers. PG&E says that the outage was caused by an equipment issue and is sending a repair crew to the area. The company says customers should expect their power to be restored by April 26 at 2:00 a.m.

The second outage which is near Gosford Road was initially reported around 2:26 p.m. and is impacting over 500 customers. PG&E says they are sending a crew out to asses the situation and estimating that the power will be restored around 5:45 p.m.

Earlier in the day, CHP reported that part of the SR-119 was closed between Ash Rd and Gosford Rd due to a vehicle versus pole collision. They also said PG&E would be on the scene to replace pole.

We will update this story as more information comes in.