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Update: Major Power Outage In Calaveras County

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Update at 1:45 p.m.written by Tracey Petersen: PG&E crews have brought the number of those without power in the Vallecito area of Calaveras County down to 101 out of the original 4,100 that were without electricity. The outage impacted a stretch of customers outside of Angles Camp all the way up the Highway 4 corridor to the Murphys area.

The utility has revised the estimated repair time for this remaining group to 5 p.m. and has cited equipment issues for the cause of the outage.

Update at 1 p.m. written by Tracey Petersen:  PG&E reports the number of customers without power has dropped again to 585. The repair time remains 1:15 p.m. The utility has not yet posted a cause for the outage.

Update at 12:30 p.m. written by Tracey Petersen: There are still 694 PG&E customers out of the remaining 3,000 without electricity in Calaveras County. The utility still gives a 1:15 p.m. estimated restoration time.

Update at 11:40am: Power has been restored to around 3,000 customers in Calaveras County, and the remaining 1,032 should be restored by 1:15pm. PG&E has not yet released the cause of the outage. The customers still without power are in Vallecito and along the outskirts of Angels Camp and Murphys.

Original story posted at 10:22am: Sonora, CA — Over 4,100 PG&E customers are without electricity as part of an outage impacting a wide area of Calaveras County.

The outage occurred during the nine o’clock hour this morning and PG&E is hoping for full restoration by 1:15pm. It is impacting Angels Camp, Copperopolis, Carson Hill and Vallecito.

PG&E reports that it is not immediately clear what caused the outage.

We’ll pass along more information when it becomes available.

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