Lightning Power Outage Update
Energy - power lines
Calaveras County, CA - PG & E reports 67 customers are still without power after lightning blows a transformer on Darby Russell Road. It is near the intersection of Wild Ridge Drive.
PG & E reports as many as 180 customer lost electricity during the day. They say crews are still working on the transformer trying to restore power, but they say storms are still in the area and that can slow down progress.
PG & E says crews will remain there until the transformer is repaired and all customers have power.
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Written by Tracey Petersen
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