UPDATE: PG&E outage continues affecting around 300 customers

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UPDATE (July 24, 2020): PG&E says it has restored power to a majority of customers affected by a power outage Thursday night.

The outage affected 326 customers just after midnight Friday. A map from PG&E showed outages remained in neighborhoods near Old River Road and Ming Avenue.


BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — A power outage is currently affecting more than 1,500 residents and businesses in Southwest Bakersfield.

The power outage was reported at around 9:15 p.m. in an area along Old River Road south of the Westside Parkway. A map of the outage shows it affecting the Park at River Walk and stretching south to some neighborhoods at near White Lane.

On its website, PG&E says it has a crew headed to the area to assess the outage. The cause of the outage is unknown, the utility says.

PG&E estimates power to be restored by 1 a.m.

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