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Power Restored To 3,400 PG&E Customers

Sonora, CA — Thousands of Tuolumne County residents now have power, after sitting in the heat for more than two hours Thursday afternoon.

PG&E officials are reporting that more than 3,400 of its customers lost power before 3:00pm.

Reports indicate the outage affected residents in the Twain Harte and Crystal Falls areas.

PG&E spokesman Mark Hendrickson says the outage was caused when a resident allowed the trimmings of a Cedar tree to land on and break two power poles.

Written by Sabrina Sabbagh