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Thousands without power in Southwest Bakersfield

Posted at 4:24 PM, Mar 22, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-22 19:58:40-04

UPDATE (4:57 p.m.)- Electricity went out to more than 4,300 PG&E customers Thursday afternoon.

The company said the outage started just after 4 p.m. and estimated restoration was not immediately available.

But, most customers have had power restored; only 170 customers were affected just before 5 p.m.

The cause of the outage was unknown.