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Power outage in northeast Bakersfield affecting nearly 3,000 people

PG&E working to restore power
Posted: 6:06 PM, Dec 20, 2017
Updated: 2017-12-21 03:16:45Z

Nearly 3,000 people in northeast Bakersfield are affected by a power outage, according to Pacific Gas and Electric. 

The outage happened around 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday. PG&E is investigating the cause of the outage. 

By 7:15 p.m., less than 300 were still without power. 

Power is estimated to be fully restored at 8:45 p.m.

There was an outage Wednesday afternoon after a car hit a pole that affected 2,883 people . As of Wednesday evening, crews were still working on restoring power.