UPDATE (June 3): About 550 homes and businesses remain without power early Thursday morning, according to PG&E’s website.
The outage is affecting an area just east of Fruitvale Avenue and Hageman Road.
PG&E estimates the power will be restored by 9:30 a.m.
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — More than 3,700 homes and business are without power because of a power outage in Northwest Bakersfield amid scorching temperatures.
According to PG&E’s website, two outages are affecting thousands of homes and businesses. The first outage was reported at around 5:13 p.m. affecting about 2,400 customers. The outage is affecting homes around the area of Calloway Drive south to Hageman Road, and north to Seventh Standard.
PG&E estimates power would be restored at around 8:30 p.m. in the area.
Another outage was reported at around 6:30 p.m. affecting 1,320 customers in neighborhoods surrounding the intersection of Hageman Road and Fruitvale Avenue.
PG&E estimates power would be restored at around 9:45 p.m. in the area.
17’s Chief Meteorologist Alissa Carlson said today’s high was 106 degrees in Bakersfield.
Check back for updates.