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Update: Power Outage In Sonora Area Impacts Thousands

Update at 11:30 a.m.: Ten customers remain without lights as PG&S has pushed back the repair time once again to 3 p.m. Further details on the outages that impacted nearly 3,000 customers this morning are below.

Update at 11 a.m.: PG&E has pushed back the estimated restoration time for the remaining 21 customers in the Standard area to 1 p.m. Details regarding the large out are below.

Update at 10:45 a.m.: The number of PG&E customer remaining without power after the initial 3,000 has been reduced to 21. The utilities estimated time of repair time is 11 a.m. Details regarding the large out are below.

Update at 9:10 a.m.: PG&E reports the power has been restore to almost all of the nearly 3,000 customers that have been without lights since around 7 a.m. Those still without electricity include 42 customers in the Standard area north Curtis Creek Elementary School along Standard Road. The utility estimates the repair time to be around 11 a.m. Further details regarding the power outage can be found below.

Update at 8:40 a.m.: PG&E reports progress is being made in regards to restoring electricity to nearly 3,000 customers in the Sonora area due to a downed power line. The lights are back on for all but 1,371 customers in the Standard area along Tuolumne Road. The utility estimates the repair time between 10:45 a.m. and 11 a.m.

Update at 8:20 p.m.: PG&E has pushed back the repair time to between 11 a.m. and 11:45 a.m. from nearly 3,000 customers in the Sonora area. Further details on the power outage can be found below.

Update at 8:05 a.m.: PG&E reports the number of customers without electricity has grown to 2813. The areas impacted now involve the Lambert Lake Estate area, Standard, Tuolumne City, Soulsbyville and Mono Vista. The utility now confirms a downed power line is to blame for the outage.

The lights went out just after 7 a.m. at the same time that Tuolumne County Sheriff’s deputies responded and found a downed power line in the 14980 block of Camage Avenue, off of Tuolumne Road.

The company has given an estimated repair time of 11 a.m.

Original post at 7:40 a.m.: Sonora, CA — PG&E is reporting an outage affecting 168 customers this morning.

A crews is headed to the impacted area that includes 119 customers in the Lambert Lake Estate area, 31 along Old Wards Ferry and Tinnin roads. There are also sporadic outages along Tuolumne Road stretching to Soulsbyville Road, off of Tuolumne Road.

The lights went out just after 7 a.m. at the same time that Tuolumne County Sheriff’s deputies responded and found a downed power line in the 14980 block of Camage Avenue. The utility has not officially named that the cause of the outage but reports a crew is assessing the situation. The company has posted a repair time of 11 a.m.


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