Power outage impacts Bakersfield neighborhood

Posted at 4:23 PM, Jun 22, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-22 19:23:24-04

The community of Riverlakes in Northwest Bakersfield had a power outage which effected over 1000 customers has since been restored.  This was caused by an underground power cable.  With the Excessive Heat Warning still in effect, PG&E experts give advice to save money and to stay cool in the intense heat.

1)Regularly change your air filters

2) Seal your window A/C units so no hot air comes inside your home

3) Close your window shades

4) Try to use fans instead of A/C units