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Still Another Mother Lode Power Outage

Sonora, CA — Portions of the Mother Lode suffered another power outage this morning which lasted for approximately a half an hour.

P.G.& E. Spokesman Mark Hendrickson says line crews had to de-energize a circuit in order to make repairs of damage suffered during Friday´s evening outage that was caused by lightning bolts striking several transmission lines. Today´s downtime affected 3,300 customers. In all there were nine outages affecting 34,000 customers Friday evening.

Written by Bill Johnson