Fallen Tree Likely to Blame for Power Outage in Myers Flat
A fallen tree has likely left 93 Myers Flat residents without power this morning.
The California Highway Patrol reports that a fallen tree knocked down a set of power lines and crushed a vehicle near the intersection of Salmon Creek and Thomas Roads around 10 a.m.
A few minutes later, a large power outage was reported in the same area.
PG&E has been dispatched to the area, and is expect to restore power by 2:30 p.m. CHP is also providing traffic control in the area as the downed lines are covering the roadway.
Updates from PG&E
|Started||Sunday, June 5, 2016 @ 10:06 a.m.|
|Cause||Unknown - PG&E will be assessing the cause.|
|PG&E status||PG&E has assigned a crew to assess the outage.|
|Estimated time of restoral||Sunday, June 5, 2016 @ 2:30 p.m.|
|Started||Sunday, June 5, 2016 @ 10:02 a.m.|
|PG&E status||PG&E assessment crew is en route to the outage.|
|PG&E ETA||10:44 a.m.|
|Cause||Unknown - PG&E is investigating the cause.|
|PG&E status||PG&E is assessing the cause at the outage location.|
|Cause||Trees are in contact with electrical equipment.|
|PG&E status||PG&E is sending a repair crew to the outage location.|
|PG&E status||PG&E repair crew is en route to the outage location.|
|Estimated time of restoral||Sunday, June 5, 2016 @ 11 p.m.|
|PG&E status||PG&E repair crew is on-site working to restore power.|
|PG&E status||Power restored.|