Power restored in Anderson after outage impacts 3,700 customers

Dec 12, 2013 3:40 PM

(UPDATE) 4:15 p.m.-PG&E has restored power in south Anderson and west Cottonwood at 3:45 p.m., PG&E Spokesman Paul Moreno stated this afternoon. The outage began around 12:30 p.m. when a squirrel came into contact with electric equipment inside PG&E’s substation in downtown Anderson. As of 4 p.m. eight customers remain without power, stated Moreno. Those remaining customers should have their power restored around 5 p.m.

(UPDATE) 2:11 p.m.- PG&E Spokesman Paul Moreno stated on Twitter the power outage in Anderson appears to have been caused by a squirrel. The outage was originally reported at 12:35 p.m. and is currently affecting 3,734 customers. Moreno stated that PG&E crews are currently working to restore power by 3 p.m. Three elementary schools and one high school in Anderson were released early due to power outage.

(UPDATE) 1:58 p.m.- PG&E Outage Map has now indicating there are two outages affecting 3735 customers.

PG&E is reporting three power outages in Anderson currently affecting 3,736 customers. The outages were first reported at 12:48 p.m.

PG&E Outage Map

We are currently working to confirm what caused the outage and when power will be restored.


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