A single widespread outage knocked out power to 3,589 San Francisco customers at 3 a.m. today, PG&E spokeswoman Jana Morris said. The number of impacted customers was down to 1,059 by 4:15 a.m. and had dropped to just 49 customers a half hour later, she said.
The estimated time for restoration of power to those people, the majority of whom live on 43rd Avenue near Ocean Beach, is 9 a.m., Morris said. Three or four of the affected customers live on Point Lobos Avenue in the city’s Outer Richmond district, she said.
There was no indication of a possible cause for the outage as of 6:30 a.m., Morris said.
5:01 AM: A widespread power outage in San Francisco early this morning left more than 3,500 PG&E customers without power for some time, according to a company spokeswoman.
The outage occurred shortly after 3 a.m. and originally eliminated power for 3,586 customers, according to PG&E spokeswoman Jana Morris. That number quickly dropped to 1,059 customers by 4:15 a.m. and 49 people by 4:45 a.m., she said.
The majority of the outages were reported to be on 43rd Avenue near Ocean Beach, but three or four customers reported their outages from Point Lobos Avenue, which is in the city’s Outer Richmond district.
The cause of the outage is not yet known and there is currently no estimated time of restoration, Morris said.