Power restored after damaged equipment affects thousands of south Bakersfield customers

UPDATE: Power has been restored as of around 8:45 a.m.


A power outage is affecting a large area of south Bakersfield on Thursday morning.

Pacific Gas and Electric said damaged equipment on a power pole is to blame. estimated restoration is 11 a.m.

At its peak, the outage affected more than 2,000 customers in the area of White Lane and South H Street.

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