• Power nearly fully restored after San Francisco outage

    4 monthes ago - By Boston Herald

    SAN FRANCISCO - A San Francisco power outage that stranded people in elevators and left tens of thousands of others in the dark Friday was caused by the massive failure of a circuit breaker that sparked a fire at a power substation, a utility company spokesman said. Power had been restored to nearly all of the 90,000 customers who lost power in the Financial District and other areas of the city, Pacific Gas & Electric spokesman Barry Anderson said. About 3,000 customers remained without power late Friday afternoon, the utility said.
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  • San Francisco power outage sparked by equipment failure

    4 monthes ago - By Boston Herald

    SAN FRANCISCO - A San Francisco power outage that stranded people in elevators and left tens of thousands of others in the dark Friday was caused by the massive failure of a circuit breaker that caused a fire at a power substation, a utility company spokesman said. Power had been restored to less than a third of the 90,000 customers who lost power in the Financial District and other areas of the city, said Pacific Gas & Electric spokesman Barry Anderson. PG&E said it expected to restore power to remaining customers by late afternoon.
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