UPDATE: PG&E restores power to all Kern County customers affected by shutoffs

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Inspections, repairs of equipment begins Thursday morning

UPDATE: Pacific Gas & Electric Company said on Thursday that crews have restored power to all Kern County customers that were impacted by this week’s shutoffs.

The company turned off power for 27 customers in Kern County. Residents in Bakersfield, Arvin and Lebec were impacted by the shutoff.

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — PG&E has given a weather “all clear” for portions of northern Kern County and will begin inspections of its equipment before restoring power to customers.

PG&E said it expects to give a full weather “all clear” Thursday morning.

PG&E says before power can be restored, its crews will have to inspect powerlines and other equipment and make any repairs before fully restoring power. That process begins at first light Thursday, the utlity said.

The latest round of public safety power shutoffs affected about 800 customers in Kern County.

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