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Crews making progress on various power outages in SLO

Posted at 3:15 PM, Feb 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-03 02:38:33-05

UPDATE (3:15 p.m.) – About 150 PG&E customers are still out of power in San Luis Obispo after a power outage hit the area early Saturday morning.

According to the PG&E’s website, the utility company believes the outage was caused by an equipment issue.

PG&E said it is assessing the cause of the outage.

More than 2,100 PG&E customers were hit by a power outage in San Luis Obispo Saturday morning.

According to PG&E’s power outage map, 2,163 customers were affected by the outage. It started at about 11 a.m. Saturday.

PG&E Communications Principal Mark Mesesan said the utility company has restored power to some people affected. Mesesan said now about 1,500 people are without power.

He said PG&E crews are on their way to investigate the cause of the outage and to work on restoring power.  Mesesan said they are investigating if it is a possible wire down.

PG&E does not know when power is expected to be restored.

For the latest updates on PG&E power outages, click here.