Over 12,000 PG&E customers affected by outages throughout Bakersfield

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Over 12,000 Pacific Gas and Electric customers in Bakersfield were affected by outages on Sunday, according to the outage map.

Areas near Fairfax Road and College Avenue are being affected, where approximately 1,085 customers are without power. Another 829 customers are being affected by an outage in areas near Hart Park along Alfred Harrell Highway, according to PG&E.

Areas near City in the Hills, Rio Bravo and Mountain Meadows are also being affected, where approximately 4,314 customers are without power.

An outage north of Stockdale Highway and Heath Road was reported at 11:45 a.m. and is affecting approximately 1,457 customers.

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Areas south of Allen Road and Rosedale Highway are also being affected, with approximately 1,216 customers without power, according to PG&E. Power has been restored to all but 683 customers along Hageman Road.

An outage was reported to be affecting 2,977 customers in the area of Allen Road and Olive Drive as well as Jewetta Avenue and Reina Road, according to PG&E. Additionally, approximately 2,651 customers near Bakersfield College and areas along River Boulevard and Alta Vista Drive were reported to be without power. Power has been restored to most customers in both areas, PG&E said.

An outage reported by PG&E in southwest Bakersfield in the area of South Allen Road and Ming Avenue affected approximately another 2,056 customers. Power has been restored in the area.

Power was also out at Cal State Bakersfield and surrounding areas along Ming Avenue and White Lane, affecting approximately 2,979 customers. Power has been restored to most of the area.

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Another outage was reported in the area near Union Avenue and Panorama Drive, where another 937 customers were being affected, according to the map. Power has since been restored in that area.

PG&E says their preliminary determination is that the outages were caused by the weather.

The estimated power restoration time for areas near Fairfax Road and College Avenue is Monday at 4 p.m., according to PG&E. Restoration times for other areas have not yet been provided.

Other outages may be affecting your area. For the most up-to-date information, view PG&E’s outage map.

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