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After More Than 5,000 Hours Without Electricity in San Francisco, PG&E Switches on the Lights


After a few hours without power, PG&E restored electricity to more than 5,000 customers in San Francisco’s Nob Hill and Russian Hill districts on Wednesday afternoon.

During the interruption, several establishments in Polk Gulch shuttered.

Tamar Sarkissian, a PG&E spokesman, told SFGATE via phone that the power outage began at 12:17 p.m. and affected 5,708 customers.

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By 1:10 p.m., more than 3,400 people had their power restored.

At 2:00 p.m., Sarkissian said that there were still 2,142 impacted consumers.

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