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More than 6,000 PG&E customers in SLO, SB Counties lose power Tuesday morning

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Posted at 10:43 AM, Sep 13, 2022
and last updated 2022-09-13 22:19:08-04

UPDATE (1:29 p.m.) - Many PG&E customers in Atascadero and Santa Maria have had power restored by early Tuesday afternoon.

An outage affecting 384 PG&E customers in Santa Maria, between East Main St. and East Alvin Ave. remains in effect.

PG&E says the cause of the outage is being investigated. Power is expected to be back on by 5 p.m.
(10:43 a.m.) - Multiple outages that spanned from Atascadero to Santa Maria left more than 6,000 PG&E customers without power Tuesday morning.

As many as five outages across sections of San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties were reported through the morning.

The largest outage was reported at 8:19 a.m. and left 3,841 customers in the dark from East Main St. in Santa Maria up to the area east of Lopez Lake.

A second outage was reported east of Hwy 101 between East Main St. and East Alvin Ave. 384 PG&E customers were left in the dark at 9:49 a.m.

In Atascadero, 1,795 PG&E customers lost power at 9 a.m. The outage covered an area on both sides of El Camino Real, north of Santa Barbara Rd. and south of San Gabriel.

26 additional PG&E customers on the east side of Lopez Lake and along a section of the Huasna River had power shut off for scheduled maintenance.

Power is set to be restored throughout the afternoon.