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Power Outage Hits Mother Lode

Sonora, CA — Darkness hit the Mother Lode at 5:05 this morning when a Jeep in the general area of Creekside and Wessling Lane hit a P.G.& E. wire.

Approximately 4,800 customers were affected from the Big Hill area through Soulsbyville to Tuolumne City.

All but 910 of those customers had their power restored by 6:50am. According to P.G.& E. officials the remaining 910 were scheduled to have their power restored by 8:30am.

Written by Bill Johnson