BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) – More than 3,700 homes and businesses are without power due to a blackout in Northwest Bakersfield in scorching temperatures.
According to the PG&E website, thousands of households and businesses are affected by two outages. The first outage was reported around 5:13 p.m., affecting around 2,400 customers. The outage affects homes around Calloway Drive south to Hageman Road and north to Seventh Standard.
PG&E estimates that power will be restored to the area by around 8:30 p.m.
Another outage was reported around 6:30 p.m., affecting 1,320 customers in the neighborhoods around the intersection of Hageman Road and Fruitvale Avenue.
PG&E estimates that power will be restored to the area around 9:45 p.m.
17 senior meteorologist Alissa Carlson said Bakersfield’s high today is 106 degrees.
Check back for updates.