Thousands Without Power on Saturday

Saturday afternoon many North Coast residents were without electricity:

Original post: Thousands of PG&E customers without power between Arcata and Orick since aboutย four.ย The company estimates that the power will not be restored until 7:45 p.m. As yet, the cause is unknown.

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UPDATE 5:45 p.m.: A PG&E spokesperson says that multiple substations have been affected by the series of incidents that began at 3:27 p.m. At this point, there are 3999 customers without power.

UPDATE 6:55 p.m.: Almost all customers have had powered restored.



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