Downed power lines and power outage reported in Atascadero

Posted at 3:40 PM, Jul 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-27 18:46:07-04

Atascadero Police and Atascadero Fire Department are responding to reports of a downed power line near the 7500 block of Pinal Ave in Atascadero.

Atascadero Firefighters work to put out fire from fallen power lines.
Courtesy Lisa Dillon-Kania

Police say a tree fell onto the power lines.

The reports came in around 3:30 p.m.

Atascadero Police say the road is blocked off, but there is no threat to structures.

The PG&E power outage map is showing about 130 customers in that area are without power due to the downed lines.

Drivers and people are advised to stay clear of the area while the scene is cleared by firefighters.