[UPDATE 5:51 p.m.] Over 3000 PG&E Customers Without Power in Eureka Area After Tree Falls Into Lines

Tree down into powerlines

A tree fell into powerlines near Three Corners Market this afternoon about the same time as electricity went out to thousands of Eureka area customers. [Photo provided by Ben Brower]

About 2:30 p.m., thousands of PG&E customers in the Eureka area lost power.

A tree fell into lines near Three Corners Market east of Eureka this afternoon.

According to the PG&E Outage site, over 3100 customers were without power at 4:45 p.m. A larger number were without power earlier in the afternoon. But power has been restored to the areas east and north of the city.

There is no time of restoration provided yet by PG&E for those still without electricity.

The yellow areas indicate customers without power.

The yellow areas indicate customers without power. [Screenshot of the PG&E Outage Map at 4:45 p.m.]

UPDATE 5:51 p.m.: The power has been restored to over 2000 customers. However, over 1000 customers are still without power.

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